International Law Office

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Noelle Engle Hardy

Pampered Chef succeeds again in trademark infringement battle

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal of the Federal Court's trial decision in a case concerning trademark infringement, passing off and dilution and depreciation of goodwill.

Maria Ioannou

New Spatial and Urban Planning Law affects onshore and offshore RES projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Law 4759/2020 on the Modernisation of Spatial and Urban Planning Legislation and Other Provisions was recently enacted.

Christian Werenberg

Does the EU directive regarding 'large risks' include vessels bought for private use?

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

In two previous verdicts a district court found that prorogation of jurisdiction can be validly agreed in a yacht insurance contract, even where consumer interests are concerned and the contract requires that legal proceedings be brought in a court in the insurer's home country.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Proposal to extend increased daily unemployment benefit and temporary lay-off periods until July 2021

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed to extend until 1 July 2021 both the period in which the increased daily unemployment benefit rate applies and the temporary lay-off period.

George Mitchell

Welcome relief? Mitigating double taxation of beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

UK-residents who are US citizens and beneficiaries of US trusts may be taxed twice on the trust's income or capital gains because of the overlapping scope of UK and US taxation.

Chris Grieveson

Supreme Court hands down judgment in its first collision case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Collision Regulations are the 'rules of the road' for mariners navigating vessels worldwide.

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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