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Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Lee Nair

Flexi-job apprenticeships – more flexibility for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In the Spring 2021 Budget, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced a £7 million fund to operate a new flexi-job apprenticeship programme.

Christiaan Jordaan

Ontario court to insurers: give me clarity, or save your breath!

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

Timely reporting to the insurer is essential for liability insurance policies structured on a claims-made basis.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover.

Peter Grima

Brexit's impact on Malta as a choice of maritime flag

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Brexit has given rise to a new opportunity for the Malta Ship Registry to consolidate its prominent global maritime flag position and may have a lasting positive impact in this respect.

Johannes Stalzer

Construction cartel creates dilemma for clients

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Austria
Schoenherr

The competition law investigation into approximately 40 construction companies has created a dilemma for clients.

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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