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Fisayo Tifase

Protection of shapes and colours of goods

Intellectual Property - Nigeria
Abdulai Taiwo & Co

The understanding of trademarks in Nigeria appears limited to word marks and logo designs or devices as these are the conventional trademarks in the jurisdiction.

Nicholas R Castricone

Mobile ridesharing industry: risk management

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

As e-scooters and e-bikes become more prolific in cities throughout the United States, associated litigation also becomes increasingly important.

Síobhra Rush

Topical issues in Irish employment law

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

This article focuses on three areas of employment law in Ireland that have seen recent significant developments: employment status and the gig economy (in particular, whether the UK Uber decision will have an impact in Ireland), collective bargaining arrangements and gender pay gap reporting..

Varun Sharma

Consumer Protection Act: impact of change in forum on pending proceedings and retrospectivity

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Supreme Court recently dealt with the question of whether a consumer complaint filed and registered under an earlier piece of legislation which was then repealed must be entertained under the provisions of newer legislation.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Gautam Ganjawala

Stepping out of the shadows: RBI's proposed scale-based approach to NBFC regulation

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

The Reserve Bank of India recently issued a discussion paper which proposes a significant overhaul of its approach to the regulation of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), commonly referred to as 'shadow banks'.

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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