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Jae-sang Lim

Influence of functional parts when determining design similarity

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

When determining the similarity of designs, how is a court's judgment affected when a design element has commonality with a functional element? A recent Supreme Court decision allows some insight into this question.

Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Patricia Yeung

Amendment to anti-discrimination ordinances

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In June 2020 the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Ordinance 2020 came into effect.

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

David Smyth

Settlement 'solutions' looking for problems?

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The judiciary in Hong Kong recently published a Guidance Note for Case Settlement Conference in Civil Cases in the District Court.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

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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