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Jürg Schneider

Providers of OTT services qualify as DCPSs

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed a lower-instance court's decision that over-the-top service providers do not qualify as telecoms providers but rather as derived communications service providers under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecoms and its ordinances.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: enforcement against real property – saisie

Real Estate - Guernsey
Ogier

'Saisie' (ie, to seize) is a court-driven Guernsey customary law process governed by the Saisie Procedure (Simplification) (Bailiwick) Order 1952.

Rainer Herzig

No profit from blood donations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether a lump-sum compensation for expenses must be considered profit.

Bernardine Adkins

Taking back control – all you need to know but never dared to ask about the UK sanctions regime

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

By contrast to a good part of UK law post-Brexit, the United Kingdom's autonomous sanctions regime is not a simple 'copy and paste' of existing EU law.

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.

Live Marie Hansen

Protection of plant varieties under plant breeders' rights

Intellectual Property - Norway
Bryn Aarflot AS

Plant breeders' rights provide protection of plant varieties.

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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