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Charlotte Brown

Practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article provides a practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products: the registered collective investment scheme (registered schemes) and the private investment fund (PIFs).

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Matteo Schiavone

ECJ on paid leave in case of unlawful dismissal and reinstatement: Italian viewpoint

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The European Court of Justice has ruled on a dismissed employee's right to indemnity for untaken holiday accrued during the period between their dismissal and the date of their court-ordered reinstatement.

José Antonio Casas Vessi

Crowdfunding as an investment and alternative financing tool for energy projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Due to the excessive exploitation of finite resources such as coal and oil, alternative sources of renewable energy are required to satisfy the high demand for energy.

David Daura

Supreme Court dismisses cassation appeal against conviction of counterfeit adidas shoe importer

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In February 2020 the Supreme Court dismissed a cassation appeal against a judgment from the High Court of the Valencian Community confirming the first-instance judgment issued in 2019 by the Provincial Court of Valencia condemning the defendants for an 18-month prison sentence and for the payment of a fine, the transport and destruction costs, as well as the legal costs (including the private prosecutor's costs) for the import of counterfeit shoes for commercial purposes that infringed adidas's brands and designs..

Ying Song

Hybrid antitrust law – interaction between administrative enforcement and private action

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

Alongside increased administrative action, Chinese companies increasingly bring private antitrust actions against rival companies, particularly in the technology sphere.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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