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Jamie-Lynn Kraft

Trademarks Office publishes new practice notices to reduce examination delays

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Trademarks Office recently published two new practice notices which aim to improve delays in the processing of trademark applications.

Constantin Herfurth

EDPB guidelines on personal data breaches: what controllers need to know

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently published the Guidelines on Examples Regarding Data Breach Notification.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Claudia Hamm

Whistleblower Protection Act: new compliance requirements

White Collar Crime - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection recently presented a draft bill for the Whistleblower Protection Act.

Victoria King

Grand Court provides clarity on costs

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A recent costs ruling has provided welcome clarity on the circumstances in which the Grand Court will make a costs award on the indemnity basis.

Síobhra Rush

Topical issues in Irish employment law

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

This article focuses on three areas of employment law in Ireland that have seen recent significant developments: employment status and the gig economy (in particular, whether the UK Uber decision will have an impact in Ireland), collective bargaining arrangements and gender pay gap reporting..

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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