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Matthew Brunsdon Tully

Government announces that no-fault divorce will become law in 2022

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

After a long journey, and much campaigning over the years, it seems like the wait for no-fault divorces will finally be over on 6 April 2022.

Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

Jukka Kantanen

AI patenting practices are changing – but is the direction right?

Intellectual Property - European Union
Berggren Oy

Protecting AI solutions by IP rights often entails a combination of patents, agreements regarding data and use and development of systems and software, and software copyright.

Kei Akagawa

Amended Provider Liability Limitation Act updates sender information disclosure system

Litigation - Japan
Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune

The amended Act on the Limitation of Liability for Damages of Specified Telecommunications Service Providers and the Right to Demand Disclosure of Identification Information of the Senders (Provider Liability Limitation Act) was recently enacted and is scheduled to take effect in Autumn 2022.

Jin Yu-Lai

Drone regulations: what you need to know before you fly a drone

Aviation - China
KaiRong Law Firm

In recent years civilian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology has developed rapidly and the use of UAVs has become increasingly widespread.

Ronald Beltzer

Update on temporary employment CLAs

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

The ABU and the NBBU recently reached an agreement with the trade union LBV to extend the current collective labour agreement (CLA) for temporary employees until 1 October 2021.

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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