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Gordon Drakes

Talking mumbo jumbo: legal risks and rewards of multi-unit, multi-brand franchising

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

According to the latest British Franchise Association-NatWest survey of the franchising sector in the United Kingdom, around one-third of franchisees now run more than one franchise business, compared with just one-quarter in 2013.

Joseph K Mulherin

COVID-19 vaccine – Q&A

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

This article answers employers' questions on the COVID-19 vaccine, including with regard to mandatory and voluntary vaccination policies, requests for remote working, the individualised enquiry framework, anti-vaccination advocacy, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy, religious exemption requests and workers' compensation claims..

Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission Law 2021

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The Lagos State House of Assembly recently passed the Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Bill.

Marie Berard

Commercial Court declines to lift stay on enforcement of arbitral awards against Russia

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently declined to lift a stay of the hearing of an application for the enforcement, under the Arbitration Act 1996, of certain arbitral awards and a related jurisdictional objection by the respondent (Russia) on grounds of sovereign immunity.

François Guay

You sunk my pirate ship: Federal Court of Appeal upholds first anti-piracy site-blocking order

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently upheld a Federal Court order which enjoined Canada's main internet service providers to block their subscribers' access to certain piracy websites.

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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