International Law Office

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Gillian O'Regan

Hidden owners, ostensible authority and Duomatic principle

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to a recent Privy Council decision, the Duomatic principle can apply to ostensible authority as well as actual authority.

Marcella Ballard

Amazon launches new Counterfeit Crimes Unit

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Despite the implementation of several programmes in recent years, the traffic of counterfeit goods remains a problem for Amazon.

Joanne van Harmelen

Genetic information: a new resource to be mined?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

Given that humankind originated in Africa, Africans (and South Africans in particular) have significant genetic diversity.

Yvonne Frederiksen

Employer discharges heavy burden of proof at Supreme Court

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Under the Act on Equal Treatment of Men and Women, if an employee is dismissed while on pregnancy or maternity leave, the employer will have the onus of proving that the dismissal was not in any way connected to these circumstances.

Sunny Mann

Further updates to UK sanctions against Belarus

International Trade - United Kingdom
Baker McKenzie

The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation has further expanded the reach of sanctions in respect of Belarus to cover an additional 40 individuals.

Elena Christodoulou

Protocol amending Cyprus-Russia double tax treaty ushers in new era

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Cyprus and Russia recently signed a protocol amending the double tax treaty (DTT) between the two states.

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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