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Emily Haithwaite

Jersey – a home for private equity fund managers

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey is witnessing a spike in the inflow of private equity fund managers establishing a physical presence on the island.

Eliana Tuijn

How to catch evidence in Dutch civil procedures without fishing expeditions

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

In the Netherlands the general discovery trial is an unknown phenomenon.

Jürg Schneider

Revised telecoms legislation enters into force

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act and its various implementing ordinances.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Historic ruling on compensation for gender discrimination

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

For the first time in history, the Anti-discrimination Tribunal has awarded a remedy for non-economic loss and compensation for gender discrimination in the workplace.

Philip Lapin

Trademarks Office to allow expedited examination for COVID-19-related goods and services

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

On 14 December 2020, for the first time in more than a decade, the Trademarks Office announced that it will grant requests for the expedited examination of trademark applications.

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

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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