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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.

Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Rosa Isabel León Canseco

Amparo actions against CENACE act's impact on competition in electricity industry

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

Many renewable energy investors have challenged the National Energy Control Centre (CENACE) act before the constitutional courts through various amparo actions.

Rayan Houdrouge

Paternity leave and its impact on companies

Employment & Immigration - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

According to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) statistics, Switzerland is one of the seven OECD member states which does not grant fathers paid leave.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court demonstrates its ability to assist in administration of foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent decision, the Royal Court considered – for the first time – whether it can exercise a foreign statutory power on the application of a trustee of a foreign trust.

Ajay Bhargava

Costs regime under Arbitration and Conciliation Act

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Arbitration evolved as an expeditious, cost-effective, simple and fair alternative to litigation.

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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