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Simon Tilling

Chemicals, Brexit and path to UK REACH

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

In January 2019 draft regulations were laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

Peter Aall Simonsen

NVE will not extend commissioning deadlines beyond 31 December 2021

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate recently announced restrictions on its practice of extending commissioning deadlines for wind power farms.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Copyright protection and Fair Trade Act: handbag design issues

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In the ever-changing fashion industry, every signature handbag design represents the designer's endeavour and the brand's goodwill.

Guy Castegnaro

Non-compliance with leave request procedures: unjustified absence?

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

In the event of disputes concerning absences from work, employees must provide proof of their agreement with their employer regarding leave requests; otherwise, their absence may be considered unjustified and could lead to dismissal.

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court declares trustee's exercise of power void

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently declared void certain actions of a trustee by which the assets of two Jersey law trusts had been transferred into a circular ownerless corporate structure, terminating the trusts.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA