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Gordon Drakes

Talking mumbo jumbo: legal risks and rewards of multi-unit, multi-brand franchising

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

According to the latest British Franchise Association-NatWest survey of the franchising sector in the United Kingdom, around one-third of franchisees now run more than one franchise business, compared with just one-quarter in 2013.

Peter Steeghs

International patent applications provide you 2.5 years' decision time

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

​An international patent application, also referred to as a 'Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent application', is a single patent application which allows the applicant to continue a patent procedure in up to 153 jurisdictions to get patent protection for their invention.

Thijs Hekman

Terminating and opening bank accounts through litigation

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Litigation on the termination of bank accounts due to compliance issues or strategic reorientation has become more prevalent in recent years.

Samuel Yang

CAC proposes stringent data protection rules for automobile sector

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently issued Several Provisions on the Safety Management of Automobile Data (Draft) to solicit public opinion.

Michael Snape

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

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Jeremy Glover

D Mclaughlin and Sons Ltd v Linthouse Housing Association Ltd

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

In a recent case, the court considered the deduction of liquidated damages in the absence of a valid non-completion certificate.

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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