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Beril Yayla Sapan

Law 7251: significant amendments to preliminary examination mechanism

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Law 7251 on the Amendment of the Civil Procedure Code and Certain Laws introduced, among other things, significant amendments to the preliminary examination mechanism.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Jesper Windahl

EU Brussels I Regulation on lis pendens applies to proceedings brought under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently held that Danish proceedings could not proceed as earlier Dutch proceedings concerned the same issue of liability, which meant that there was a risk of conflicting judgments if the cases were heard separately.

Oscar Mago

Trademark registration FAQs

Intellectual Property - Peru
OMC Abogados & Consultores

In Peru, the trademark application process takes between five and six months.

Jan Clinck

Can Belgian companies use EU vaccine certificates?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Commission is setting up a vaccine passport system (the so-called 'Digital Green Certificate') to enable European citizens to travel easily and safely within the European Union in Summer 2021.

Katsuki Matsuura

Options for launching business in Japan

Corporate & Commercial - Japan
City-Yuwa Partners

When expanding business to Japan, non-Japanese companies could consider acquiring an existing Japanese company, establishing a new company, branch or representative office or simply commencing business through a company located outside Japan.

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