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Varun Sharma

Consumer Protection Act: impact of change in forum on pending proceedings and retrospectivity

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Supreme Court recently dealt with the question of whether a consumer complaint filed and registered under an earlier piece of legislation which was then repealed must be entertained under the provisions of newer legislation.

Miquel Campos Faura

New UAS regulation set to be approved

Aviation - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Since EU Regulation (2019/947/EU) took effect at the end of 2020, air operations with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have been governed by EU legislation.

Xingnan Ming

SPC invalidates copycat N trademarks

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In an exemplary trademark case concerning major sport footwear manufacturer New Balance, the Supreme People's Court ruled that a single-letter mark can become distinctive and famous in the market through long-term use and promotion and that the bad faith of registrants of disputed marks must be considered in determinations of similarity..

Mayra Reyes

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context of a hydrocarbon spill.

Aleksandra Yevstafyeva

Parliament introduces novel working arrangements to aid businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Ukraine
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Although widely used in practice for many years, alternative forms of labour organisation (eg, remote working and flexible working arrangements) were not properly addressed in Ukrainian law until the COVID-19 pandemic.

Victoria King

Grand Court provides clarity on costs

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A recent costs ruling has provided welcome clarity on the circumstances in which the Grand Court will make a costs award on the indemnity basis.

OnDemand

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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