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Hewen Zhao

Clear and convincing evidence standard should be applied to prior art taking form of physical objects

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2019 the IP Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court confirmed that a physical mobile phone was eligible prior art in assessing the novelty and inventiveness of a patent.

William Jones

Court of Appeal enforces foreign arbitral award in favour of Brazilian airline

Arbitration & ADR - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier decision of the Grand Court, thereby allowing the enforcement of an International Chamber of Commerce arbitral award issued in favour of a Brazilian airline.

Bettina Thaulow Harto

Insurance event and periodisation of insurance cover – interpretation and revision of insurance contracts

Insurance - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

The Supreme Court recently confirmed several important starting points relevant to the periodisation of an insurance event for the assessment of cover.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

Marcel Meinhardt

ElCom points to possible danger to security of supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The revision of the Electricity Supply Act is in full swing.

Jonas Löfgren

Is Swedish market for CBD oils closed?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

In 2019 the Administrative Court prohibited several companies from selling products containing CBD.

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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