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Zama Buthelezi

How can I copyright my idea?

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

IP attorneys frequently hear from clients that want to copyright their ideas.

Jeremy Prain

Court clarifies impact of 'business rescue' regime on admiralty matters

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

The promulgation of the Companies Act 2008 saw the introduction of a company rehabilitation process termed 'business rescue'.

Bernhard Lötscher

Proposed implementation of FATF and Global Forum transparency recommendations meets stiff opposition

White Collar Crime - Switzerland
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd

In one comprehensive bill, the Federal Council addressed the concerns of the Financial Action Task Force and the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes with regard to the transparency of legal entities.

Katarzyna Terlecka

Recent competition developments in merger control field

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Merger control is one of the Polish Office for Competition and Consumer Protection's main areas of activity, as it deals with 170 to 220 filings annually.

Mathieu Laurent

Court of Appeal rules on procedural standing of shareholders to challenge corporate decisions

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that shareholders have a right to seek an annulment of decisions made by their company's board of directors.

Manuela Weber

Regional court prohibits HolidayPirates' error fare alerts

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Munich Regional Court recently addressed the promotion of error fares by an online portal for cheap flights, hotels and travel packages in Germany.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey