International Law Office

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Simon Hart

Largest 'white elephant' in history of group actions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

BHP has successfully applied to strike out 200,000 claims as an abuse of process.

Anand Shah

Securitisation trends and developments

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

Securitisation as a structured finance mechanism has several commercial advantages, including balance sheet and risk management, increased liquidity, cost-efficient financing, the marketability of the resulting securities and the opportunity for portfolio diversification.

Kristen Ruisi

Time is of the essence to avoid trademark fee increases set for 2021

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently enacted a rule that increases numerous fees for filing trademark applications, maintaining trademark registrations and filing oppositions and cancellations before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Beat Mumenthaler

Foreign liquidators' powers to collect assets located in Switzerland – first experiences under new legislation

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In 2019 the Private International Law Act was revised with the aim of improving and facilitating the recognition and enforcement of foreign bankruptcy rulings.

Rikke Falk Dambo

Employees' duty to provide information on inventions

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

If an employee makes an invention as part of an employment relationship and if the exploitation of the invention falls within their employer's field of work, the employee must inform their employer.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan