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Jin Yu-Lai

Vessel hit-and-run accidents

Shipping & Transport - China
KaiRong Law Firm

In recent years there has been an upward trend of captains and crew members being convicted of criminal liability for maritime collisions in China, which urgently accelerates the study of this section of law.

Soley Oygucu

First oppositions received by Turkish Patent and Trademark Office under new IP code

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

Post-grant opposition was introduced by the IP code, which took effect in 2017.

Matej Kosalko

Is a failure to hold an oral hearing grounds to set aside an award under the Arbitration Act?

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy LLP

In Slovakia, a tribunal is obliged to order an oral hearing if there is an agreement between the parties to have an oral hearing or if there is no agreement as to the procedure between the parties and one of the parties requests an oral hearing.

Ann Blaton

Applicability of law on financial collateral agreements to insolvency proceedings

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

The law of 5 August 2005 on financial collateral agreements, as amended (the 2005 law), provides an attractive legal framework for creditors.

Joseph K Mulherin

Return to work: remote work considerations

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

As COVID-19 vaccines continue to be rolled out, many employers that shifted to remote work environments at the onset of the pandemic still have employees working from home.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: enforcement against real property – saisie

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

'Saisie' (ie, to seize) is a court-driven Guernsey customary law process governed by the Saisie Procedure (Simplification) (Bailiwick) Order 1952.

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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