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Marietta Flores

Fanciful marks: interpretation and legislation

Intellectual Property - Peru
OMC Abogados & Consultores

Fanciful marks are those which are exclusively created or invented by their author to constitute a trademark.

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.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

DESFA appointed as balancing forecasting party

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Energy Regulatory Authority has designated the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator SA as the balancing forecasting party for the Hellenic national natural gas system zone, in compliance with EU Commission Regulation 312/2014 on establishing a Network Code on Gas Balancing of Transmission Networks.

Síobhra Rush

Ireland moves one step closer to introducing statutory sick pay

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government confirmed that it has approved the drafting of the General Scheme of the Sick Leave Bill 2021, which will make it mandatory for employers in Ireland to provide statutory sick pay (SSP) to employees.

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..

W Todd Miller

Expect more of the same: FTC's novel challenge to Illumina's acquisition of Grail

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently filed an administrative complaint challenging the acquisition of Grail, an emerging producer of early detection tests for multiple cancer types, by Illumina, a producer of next-generation DNA sequencing platforms which are used by Grail's (and potentially others') tests.

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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