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Andrew Osborne

What does the Brexit trade deal mean for immigration law?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

With the end of the Brexit implementation period comes the end of the free movement of persons.

Ana Marjančić

Croatian Competition Agency examines legality of exclusivity clauses in lease agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

The Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) recently closed the infringement proceeding against Croatia's largest insurer which had been opened ex officio.

Philippe Hameau

Mining arbitration: recent dispute trends

Arbitration & ADR - Africa
Norton Rose Fulbright

Africa's economic growth has historically been linked to the fluctuation of commodity prices and it supplies significant amounts of minerals in global demand.

Jae-sang Lim

KIPO measures to prevent online counterfeits

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

According to a Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) press release, the number of reports concerning online counterfeits has increased by 204.4% year-on-year following the increase in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Karsten Metzlaff

Appeals court finds clause allowing franchisor to unilaterally increase franchise fee to be invalid

Franchising - Germany
Noerr LLP

The Jena Higher Regional Court recently held that a clause which allows a franchisor to adjust the franchise fee at the beginning of each quarter and does not clearly disclose to the franchisee the scope of the fee increase mechanism is in breach of the law regarding general terms and conditions, which applies to standard-form contracts and thus standardised franchise agreements.

Rebecca Wong

Phase 3 of court guidance for remote hearings for civil business

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A third guidance note on the use of remote hearings for civil proceedings took effect on 2 January 2021.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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