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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Snapshot: application to court for restoration of Guernsey company

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In Guernsey, there is a relatively quick and easy process for restoring companies to the Register of Companies when they have been struck off and dissolved.

Xingnan Ming

SPC invalidates copycat N trademarks

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In an exemplary trademark case concerning major sport footwear manufacturer New Balance, the Supreme People's Court ruled that a single-letter mark can become distinctive and famous in the market through long-term use and promotion and that the bad faith of registrants of disputed marks must be considered in determinations of similarity..

Jouni Kautto

Can work survive without collective agreements?

Employment & Immigration - Finland
Waselius & Wist

Collective agreements have become a natural part of the Finnish working life and almost 90% of all Finnish employees are covered by such an agreement.

Fabian Huber

COVID-19 pandemic: relief for vaccination damage provided by law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Vaccinations represent a ray of hope in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jacky Darsono

Without prejudice according to a 'reasonable person'

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of First Instance of the High Court recently reviewed the legal principles that underpin the protection afforded to without prejudice communications.

Sergey Medvedev

New e-commerce rules take effect

Corporate & Commercial - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Russian Online Retail Association predicts that by 2025 the Russian e-market will be worth $128.8 billion.

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