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Daniel Davies

Federal Court continues trend of granting summary judgment in appropriate patent proceedings

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In a recent case, the Federal Court granted summary judgment in favour of the plaintiff in respect of its patent impeachment action.

Claudia Bock

Competition authority imposes fine on retailer for abuse of significant market power

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently announced in a press release that it had imposed a Kc32 million (approximately €1.2 million) fine on Czech retail chain HRUŠKA, spol sro for an alleged abuse of significant market power.

Edmundo Elías-Fernández

Are you ready for the new General Import and Export Duties Law?

International Trade - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The new General Import and Export Duties Law (LIGIE) recently entered into force, updating the General Import and Export Tariff Code by removing more than 4,000 obsolete tariff items, consolidating the existing tariff items and introducing new tariff items for newly created goods.

Alexander Vogel

Reducing share capital: current law and expected changes

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In June 2020 the legislature passed draft modifications of Swiss corporate law, which would amend, among other things, substantial parts of the Code of Obligations.

Stephan Schmalzl

Eye-catching decision on advertising of consumer loans

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether ads for consumer loans which stated a monthly rate in the main text and a debit interest rate "from...

Michael Harowski

Congress confirms that Jones Act applies to offshore wind farm activities

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US wind energy sector has been growing, with a substantial focus on offshore wind farm development.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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