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Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission Law 2021

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The Lagos State House of Assembly recently passed the Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Bill.

Jukka Kantanen

AI patenting practices are changing – but is the direction right?

Intellectual Property - European Union
Berggren Oy

Protecting AI solutions by IP rights often entails a combination of patents, agreements regarding data and use and development of systems and software, and software copyright.

Min Lee Tan

Court rules that management corporation may sue developer for latent defects in common property

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

When the statutory duty to "properly maintain the common property and keep it in a state of good and serviceable repair" is passed to a management corporation, does the corporation have standing to sue the developer for any defects in the common property? A high court recently addressed this question in a decision which is a significant and welcoming legal development concerning strata and building management..

Werner Jahnel

Revised inheritance law allows for greater flexibility

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss inheritance law will undergo a major revision which will take effect on 1 January 2023.

Jin Yu-Lai

Vessel hit-and-run accidents

Shipping & Transport - China
KaiRong Law Firm

In recent years there has been an upward trend of captains and crew members being convicted of criminal liability for maritime collisions in China, which urgently accelerates the study of this section of law.

Jan Erik Janssen

Regulation of electricity and gas network tariffs for 2022 to 2026

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek

The draft method decisions for TenneT and the electricity and gas regional distribution system operators (DSOs) were recently published, giving parties until 31 May 2021 to submit their opinions.

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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