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Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Samuel Yang

MIIT exposes second and third batches of apps infringing users' rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently instructed third-party testing agencies to examine certain mobile apps and issued the Second and Third Batches of Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring operators of said apps to make rectifications.

Tsung-Yuan Shen

Is commercial success a factor considered in determining non-obviousness of a patent?

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

A pitfall that is difficult to avoid when determining whether a patent is non-obvious is hindsight bias when comparing a patent with prior art.

Dániel Gera

COVID-19 travel restrictions are back

Employment & Immigration - Hungary
Schoenherr

Pursuant to Government Decree 408/2020 (VIII 30), Hungary closed its borders to non-Hungarian citizens as of 1 September 2020.

Antony Sassi

Court refuses to restrain presentation of winding-up petition and comments on ex parte proceedings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently dismissed a plaintiff company's application to continue an ex parte injunction to restrain the defendant bank from presenting a winding-up petition against the company.

Kaan Demir

Pricing mechanisms in M&A deals

Corporate Finance/M&A - International
Kayum & Demir

The complexity and multitude of factors and external requisites which are not under the control of either party in an M&A transaction mean that significant time can pass between the company's valuation and the deal's completion.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan