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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.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office strategy statement on legal migration and border control – what's in it?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of the government's 'new plan for immigration', the Home Office has released a strategy statement setting out its plans for legal migration and border control.

Gordon Moir

Significant change in communications security obligations for network and service providers

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

Following the introduction of the Telecoms (Security) Bill, details of key secondary legislation have been released – namely, the draft Electronic Communications (Security Measures) Regulations 2021.

John Lane

Underwriters' liability for false statements made in IPO

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In December 2020 the Supreme Court handed down a decision in relation to certain obligations of lead underwriters and bookrunners in an initial public offering (IPO).

Cathy Ting

Amendment to regulations on licensing orphan works

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Where a party wishes to use copyright works, it must make an effort to obtain a valid authorisation from the copyright owner.

Susanne Brütsch

Complying with professional conduct rules for lawyers – a balancing act

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Swiss Bar Association (SAV) Code of Professional Conduct contains provisions on how lawyers should interact with clients, the courts and professional colleagues.

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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