International Law Office

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Peggy Sharon

Foreign insurers' right of subrogation – time for revision?

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In November 2017 the Supreme Court approved a district court's decision that a foreign insurer which is not licensed under the Supervision Law is not entitled to file a subrogation claim in Israel.

Alexander Vida

Hungarian authorities deem device mark SPIRIT to be misleading

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently issued ex officio a provisional refusal to register the international device mark SPIRIT in Hungary, holding that it was misleading because the word 'spirit' means alcohol, whereas the goods in Class 32 include mineral water, beer and soft drinks, which are not hard liquors.

Ivana Manovelo

AI regulation – an overview

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

At present, the regulation of the AI sector in Croatia is practically non-existent, as is the case in many other EU member states.

André Maré

African Union publishes COVID-19 vaccine strategy

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Africa
ENSafrica

The African Union (AU) recently published a COVID-19 vaccine strategy.

Munir Hassan

Future of offshore networks – government announces review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng recently announced a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers that the current single radial connection approach presents to the further significant deployment of offshore wind.

Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan