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Lei Liu

Tips for companies focused on resource recovery in circular economy

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

As the world accelerates its transition to a low-carbon, circular economy, Canadian companies which are developing resource recovery models must consider how to integrate IP protection into their overall strategic plan to succeed in this increasingly competitive global market.

Patrick Rennie

Court finds immigration exemption under Data Protection Act non-compliant with GDPR

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

The Court of Appeal recently found that the immigration exemption under Paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 to the Data Protection Act 2018 – which disapplies some data protection rights where their application would be likely to prejudice immigration control – did not comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Bahari Yeow Tien Hong

Is my name truly mine?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In a recent case concerning a popular nasyid singer and composer, the Federal Court answered the question of law of who has the locus standi to commence a common law passing-off action as the owner of goodwill where two entities are entitled to claim such goodwill.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on tying in postal sector

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld the Competition Council's finding that FK Distribution used its power on the market for the distribution of unaddressed mail (print circulars) to gain a competitive advantage, which was not based on its own merits, on the market for the distribution of digital circulars.

Jin Yu-Lai

Drone regulations: what you need to know before you fly a drone

Aviation - China
KaiRong Law Firm

In recent years civilian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology has developed rapidly and the use of UAVs has become increasingly widespread.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

What constitute good reasons for an order to sell a vessel pendente lite?

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

Pursuant to the Rules of Court 2012, the high courts have inherent jurisdiction to order the appraisement and sale pendente lite of a vessel arrested by a high court sheriff as security for a plaintiff's claim.

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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