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Márk Kovács

Implementation of EU CDSM and Satellite and Cable Directives

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Hungary
Schoenherr

With the recent publication of the Copyright Reform Act, Hungary is one of the first countries in Central and Eastern Europe to fully implement the EU Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive and the EU Satellite and Cable Directive.

Guadalupe Esparza Sánchez

What's next for Hydrocarbons Law reforms?

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Since the commencement of the current federal administration, there have been clear signs that Mexico's energy policy will undergo a radical change of focus to restore the dominance of the state energy companies instead of developing the liberalised energy markets implemented in the 2013 energy reform.

Jennifer Fox

Frozen in time: do limitation periods apply to claims against Cayman companies in liquidation?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Previously, it was generally understood that the Cayman approach to claims against companies in liquidation followed the English position on the issue of limitation – that is, the limitation period ceased to run once the company went into liquidation, with some exceptions.

Shubhangi Pathak

Employee stock options: IRDAI issues clarifications

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The issuance of employee stock options (ESOPs) to CEOs, whole-time directors and managing directors of insurers has been expressly recognised since 2016.

Zhigang Zhu

SPC releases judicial interpretation relating to punitive damages in IP cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In China, decisions in which punitive damages are claimed and supported by the court are becoming increasingly frequent.

William Leung

Court affirms need for unsatisfied tax claim to use tax gathering defence

Arbitration & ADR - Hong Kong
William KW Leung & Co

It is trite law that the Hong Kong courts will not enforce a foreign arbitral award if it amounts to indirect enforcement of foreign laws.

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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