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Maciej Durbas

Can a party continue arbitration after assigning the claim?

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Warsaw Court of Appeals recently determined whether an arbitral tribunal violated public policy when it dismissed a respondent's counterclaim that the original claim lacked locus standi.

Mariano Peruzzotti

Company penalised for failing to respond to data removal request

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Argentina
Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum

In Argentina, the deadline for companies to answer requests relating to data updates, modifications, deletions and confidentiality treatment is five business days.

Gill Dennis

Court of Appeal heightens risk for directors around personal liability for IP infringement

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal gave some helpful guidance on when directors will be jointly and severally liable with the company for acts of IP infringement.

John Lane

Underwriters' liability for false statements made in IPO

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In December 2020 the Supreme Court handed down a decision in relation to certain obligations of lead underwriters and bookrunners in an initial public offering (IPO).

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court clarifies that provisions in terminated collective agreements can remain effective

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In its judgment in the 'Grefsenhjemmet case', the Supreme Court clarified that provisions on salary increases for long service in a collective bargaining agreement must be regarded as wage terms incorporated into individual employment contracts, and that they do not lapse following the termination of the collective agreement.

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.

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