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Chisako Yagi

Court dismisses Starbucks's trademark invalidation request despite survey results

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The IP High Court recently confirmed the Japan Patent Office (JPO) Trial and Appeal Board's decision to dismiss Starbucks Corporation's request to invalidate a trademark which had a similar composition to that of its own.

Gautam Ganjawala

Stepping out of the shadows: RBI's proposed scale-based approach to NBFC regulation

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

The Reserve Bank of India recently issued a discussion paper which proposes a significant overhaul of its approach to the regulation of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), commonly referred to as 'shadow banks'.

Nicholas R Castricone

Mobile ridesharing industry: risk management

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

As e-scooters and e-bikes become more prolific in cities throughout the United States, associated litigation also becomes increasingly important.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Snapshot: application to court for restoration of Guernsey company

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

In Guernsey, there is a relatively quick and easy process for restoring companies to the Register of Companies when they have been struck off and dissolved.

Robert Goerend

Insolvency proceedings: what are the options?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Supreme Court recently reconfirmed that a liquidated company is deemed to survive passively for a period of five years further to the publication of the closure of the liquidation in the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register.

Síobhra Rush

Topical issues in Irish employment law

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

This article focuses on three areas of employment law in Ireland that have seen recent significant developments: employment status and the gig economy (in particular, whether the UK Uber decision will have an impact in Ireland), collective bargaining arrangements and gender pay gap reporting..

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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