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Gan Khong Aik

No escape from paying minimum wage

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision has confirmed that the hotel industry cannot use a service charge to supplement employees' wages in order to meet the minimum threshold for wage requirements.

Roger Chang

Court issues decision in first patent linkage case

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Judicial Yuan recently published the IP Court's judgment in Taiwan's first patent linkage case.

Shubhangi Pathak

74% FDI allowed in insurance sector: amendment to Insurance Act

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

For several years, stakeholders in the Indian insurance sector have wanted the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit for Indian insurers to be increased to 74% in parity with the FDI limit applicable to the private banking sector.

Bruce Bennett

Supreme Court: mere retention of property does not violate automatic stay

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

In January 2021 the Supreme Court held that a creditor in possession of a debtor's property does not violate the automatic stay, specifically Section 362(a)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code, by retaining the property after the filing of a bankruptcy petition.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: 'momentous decision' applications by trustees

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The terms of a trust deed will usually extend the powers conferred on trustees by the Trusts (Guernsey) Law 2007.

David Schwartz

Patentability of diagnostic methods – has the Patent Office drawn the line?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

IP offices have long grappled with whether a medical diagnostic constitutes a traditionally patentable concrete or physical method or instead is merely an unpatentable and intangible abstract idea.

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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