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Zhigang Zhu

SPC releases judicial interpretation relating to punitive damages in IP cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In China, decisions in which punitive damages are claimed and supported by the court are becoming increasingly frequent.

Lucy Lewis

HR headaches for the holiday season

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government is easing legal restrictions in relation to domestic and foreign travel at a time when many employees have built up significant holiday entitlement and are longing for a break.

Josée Weydert

Publication of bill to amend Securitisation Law

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

Bill of Law 7825, which aims to amend the Securitisation Law, was recently introduced to the Chamber of Deputies.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

Victoria Vilar

General shareholders' meeting has sole authority to appoint auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts

Corporate & Commercial - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In a recent decision, the General Directorate of Legal Affairs reiterated that the power to appoint an auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts lies with a company's general shareholders' meeting.

Axel Seger

Submission of evidence in court proceedings does not constitute copyright infringement

Litigation - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Whether the submission of copyright-protected materials as evidence in court proceedings can constitute copyright infringement has been the subject of much discussion in Sweden.

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