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Andriani Kantilieraki

Approved Preventive Action Plan for security of gas supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Regulatory Authority for Energy recently approved the Preventive Action Plan, which regulates the measures to be taken to ensure the security of gas supply in compliance with the EU Gas Supply Standard Regulation.

Petter Larsson

Recent wave of decisions clarifies position on concept of bad faith

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Following the European Court of Justice's (ECJ's) pioneering decision in Lindt & Sprüngli, the concept of bad faith as a ground for revocation of trademarks is nothing new from an EU perspective.

Nihal Shaikh

Changing arbitration venue by mutual agreement makes new venue seat of arbitration

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Supreme Court recently considered the implications of parties changing the venue or place of arbitration by mutual agreement.

Werner Jahnel

Revised inheritance law allows for greater flexibility

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss inheritance law will undergo a major revision which will take effect on 1 January 2023.

Joanne van Harmelen

Would a TRIPS waiver improve access to COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - International
ENSafrica

A recent proposal calls for a waiver for all World Trade Organisation members of certain provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in relation to the "prevention, containment or treatment" of COVID-19.

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.

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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