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Siri Alvsing

Online marketing of tobacco products

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Despite being heavily regulated, the marketing of tobacco products is rarely subject to judicial review.

Alicia Herrador Muñoz

Composition of active mass under TRLC – case law

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Article 192 of the Consolidated Text of the Bankruptcy Law (TRLC) introduces the concept of the 'active mass' of a bankruptcy, which constitutes all of the assets and rights integrated into the bankrupt's assets on the date of the declaration of bankruptcy, as well as those that are reintegrated to the bankrupt or acquired before the conclusion of the bankruptcy proceedings.

Julien Luscuere

Seconded 'knowledge migrants' are possibly in the danger zone

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

The Hague District Court recently ruled in a case against a Chinese 'knowledge migrant' (ie, a highly skilled non-EU migrant worker) who was employed by a payroll company and subsequently seconded to a company that she owned.

Christoph Jirak

New ruling expands environmental organisations' rights in nature conservation procedures

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Higher Administrative Court issued an interesting ruling regarding the party status of environmental organisations (EOs).

Martin L Saad

Mona Lisa or dog doo? Humour avoids trademark liability

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Trademark holders often face the dilemma of whether and how to respond when their marks are used for comic effect, particularly when the humour is at their expense for another's commercial gain.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

PIB 2020 and ministerial consent for assignments, novations and changes of control

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

One of the unstated objectives of the Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 is to clarify the law and practice of ministerial consent for assignments of interest in upstream oil and gas licences and leases.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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