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Joanne van Harmelen

Genetic information: a new resource to be mined?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

Given that humankind originated in Africa, Africans (and South Africans in particular) have significant genetic diversity.

Mark Douglas

Flip clause payments to Lehman Brothers noteholders after termination of swap agreement safe harboured in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Safe harbours in the Bankruptcy Code designed to insulate non-debtor parties to financial contracts from the consequences that normally ensue when a counterparty files for bankruptcy have been the focus of a considerable amount of scrutiny as part of evolving developments in the pandemic-driven downturn.

Javier Franco

Oil pollution risk: should Colombia ratify the Supplementary Fund and the Bunkers Convention?

Shipping & Transport - Colombia
Franco & Abogados Asociados

Discussions have recently arisen among academics and professionals as to whether Colombia's pollution protection regime for ships carrying crude oil as cargo or bunkers is satisfactory.

Tim Clipstone

Guernsey works for hedge funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article answers FAQs relating to Guernsey hedge funds.

James Beck

Failure-to-report claims: uphill battle

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

Most of the controversy in the recent decision in Hill v Bayer Corp revolved around whether the plaintiff could assert a cause of action for failure to report adverse product events to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Maria Girbau

Vehicle workshop owner convicted for using labels featuring BOSCH trademark on his machines

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Castellon Court of Appeal (Section 2) recently confirmed the criminal conviction of a vehicle workshop owner for a crime against industrial property rights consisting of a six-month prison sentence.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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