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Kei Akagawa

Amended Provider Liability Limitation Act updates sender information disclosure system

Litigation - Japan
Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune

The amended Act on the Limitation of Liability for Damages of Specified Telecommunications Service Providers and the Right to Demand Disclosure of Identification Information of the Senders (Provider Liability Limitation Act) was recently enacted and is scheduled to take effect in Autumn 2022.

William Leung

Court affirms need for unsatisfied tax claim to use tax gathering defence

Arbitration & ADR - Hong Kong
William KW Leung & Co

It is trite law that the Hong Kong courts will not enforce a foreign arbitral award if it amounts to indirect enforcement of foreign laws.

Ronald Beltzer

Update on temporary employment CLAs

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

The ABU and the NBBU recently reached an agreement with the trade union LBV to extend the current collective labour agreement (CLA) for temporary employees until 1 October 2021.

Victoria Vilar

General shareholders' meeting has sole authority to appoint auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts

Corporate & Commercial - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In a recent decision, the General Directorate of Legal Affairs reiterated that the power to appoint an auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts lies with a company's general shareholders' meeting.

Alexander Vida

Conflict of prior trade name and later mark

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Priority is a basic institution of trademarks and can be found in the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.

Ana Marjančić

Better late than never: Supreme Court upholds CCA's cartel decision after almost six years

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

In 2014 the Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) rendered an infringement decision in which it found that by adopting and publishing the "Minimum Price List of Orthodontic Services" from October 2010 until October 2013, the Croatian Orthodontic Society had concluded a 'prohibited agreement' within the meaning of the Competition Act.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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