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Jin Yu-Lai

Vessel hit-and-run accidents

Shipping & Transport - China
KaiRong Law Firm

In recent years there has been an upward trend of captains and crew members being convicted of criminal liability for maritime collisions in China, which urgently accelerates the study of this section of law.

Evelyne Gridelet

Patented inventions may infringe existing patents

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Patents prohibit a party's competitors from producing, selling or using the protected invention.

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.

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.

Ann Blaton

Applicability of law on financial collateral agreements to insolvency proceedings

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

The law of 5 August 2005 on financial collateral agreements, as amended (the 2005 law), provides an attractive legal framework for creditors.

Fabian Huber

Advertising for distance treatment control in connection with teeth aligner treatment

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Companies that offer and advertise teeth aligner treatment to the public are flooding the German market.

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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