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Michael Lips

Voters reject three environmental bills

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Swiss voters recently decided on three environmental bills.

Nikita Maltsev

Data protection law amended to increase personal data subjects' rights

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Law on Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences enhances personal data subjects' rights by changing fines and extending the limitation period for data-related breaches.

William Jones

Court of Appeal finds that Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal order in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available.

Ahmed Murad

Aircraft lease and registration – Q&A

Aviation - Maldives
Mazlan & Murad Law Associates

This article answers questions concerning the lease and registration of aircraft in the Maldives, including what entities are entitled to register an aircraft, how leases governed by foreign laws are enforced and the qualifying conditions for applying for an all operational wet and dry lease..

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court clarifies that provisions in terminated collective agreements can remain effective

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In its judgment in the 'Grefsenhjemmet case', the Supreme Court clarified that provisions on salary increases for long service in a collective bargaining agreement must be regarded as wage terms incorporated into individual employment contracts, and that they do not lapse following the termination of the collective agreement.

Margarita Castellanos

Andean Community establishes special protection for 'country trademark'

Intellectual Property - International
Castellanos & Co

​The country trademark (known as 'marca país' in Spanish) is a subject that has been debated for many years in the Andean Community.

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