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Ian Mirandah

Geographical indication protection capabilities strengthened by accession to Geneva act

Intellectual Property - Laos
Mirandah Asia

The government recently deposited with the director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications.

Mark W Atwood

CDC mask mandate versus rights of passengers with disabilities

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

Air carriers must comply with federal law that mandates mask wearing but also accommodate passengers with a disability that prevents them from wearing a mask.

Sebastian Hepp

New gender quotas for publicly listed companies and transparency rules for commodity sector enter into force

Corporate & Commercial - Switzerland
Badertscher Attorneys at Law

On 1 January 2021, as part of the new corporate governance regulations, the new provisions regarding gender quotas and transparency rules for the commodity sector entered into force.

Victoria Grogan

Registering a foreign power of attorney

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

If a person holds assets in Jersey, they may wish to appoint someone who can manage those assets in the event that they should lose capacity to such an extent that they can no longer do this themselves.

Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Employee dismissed because she went behind employer's back and worked with business partner

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

In a recent case, a court ruled that an employer's summary dismissal of a manager was justified, since the manager had entered into a contract with one of the employer's business partners without the employer's approval.

William Wortley

Online harms: the regulator

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

The government has confirmed the Office of Communications (Ofcom) as the regulator of the online harms regime.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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