International Law Office

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William Jones

Snapshot: getting your foreign judgment recognised and enforced

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Ensuring the effective enforcement of judgments is a crucial aspect of a successful litigation strategy.

Atul Gupta

Three new labour codes enacted

Employment & Immigration - India
Trilegal

The Social Security Code, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code and the Industrial Relations Code were recently passed by Parliament and received presidential assent.

José Calvo

Second preliminary injunction request based on amended form of patent dismissed

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In November 2020 Barcelona Commercial Court 1 dismissed the second preliminary injunction request filed by Sanofi against Mylan in relation to an insulin glargine biosimilar product, concluding that the new alleged circumstances did not justify it.

Alicia Herrador Muñoz

New insolvency and restructuring measures due to COVID-19 pandemic

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Due to the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has approved Royal Decree-Law 34/2020 on urgent measures to support business solvency and the energy sector in tax matters (RDL 34/2020).

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

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.

OnDemand

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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