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Alexander Vida

Obtaining trademark protection for distorted terms

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC

Brand owners often distort descriptive terms or generic names in order to register them as trademarks.

Nicos Panayiotou

New legislation for pregnant women and new mothers in workplace

Employment & Benefits - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

Parliament recently introduced new legislation that aims to promote and support breastfeeding in the workplace and enhance the legal protection for working pregnant women and new mothers.

Samuel Yang

MIIT issues guidelines on commercialisation of mobile communications resale services

Telecoms - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently issued its Notice on the Formal Commercialisation of Mobile Communications Resale Services, under which private enterprises, state-owned enterprises and foreign-invested enterprises may apply to undertake mobile communications resale services.

Neil Q Miller

Enforcement proceedings against state entities – from one end to another

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

In most jurisdictions, when it comes to enforcing an arbitral award against a non-paying or recalcitrant state or a state-owned entity, the road can be long and full of obstacles.

Andrew Mandlsohn

Health Canada reports on consultation on proposed approach to cannabis regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Bill C-45 – An Act respecting Cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and Other Acts – is currently before the Senate.

Laura Görtz

Corporate penalties and internal investigations

White Collar Crime - Germany
CMS

The federal government plans to create new corporate penalties and abandon the discretionary principle which has thus far applied in corporate prosecutions.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey