International Law Office

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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Regulatory investigations: overview

Banking & Financial Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) routinely visits Guernsey licensees to check on their compliance with the local regulatory law, regulations and rules.

Rainer Herzig

Court dismisses complaint against limitations on sale of medicinal products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Act on Medicinal Products and the Trade and Industry Act set strict rules on the sale of medicinal products.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Shih-I Wu

Payment of patent application and annual fees irrelevant for service invention judgments

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Disputes over patent ownership often arise between companies and research and development personnel.

Anthony Thompson

Making and updating a will: a crucial estate planning tool

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Making a will is a vital part of any estate planning exercise.

Steffen Maelicke

Ever Given grounding: who is liable for carrier and forwarder delays?

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The grounding of the Ever Given container vessel in the Suez Canal caused considerable congestion for many other vessels which were trapped on both sides of the canal.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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