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Feng Zheng

Legislative overview 2020: patent law, trade secrets and judicial interpretations

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

During a volatile 2020, China's legislature completed the overhaul of an amendment to patent and copyright law and promulgated varied judicial interpretations and policy documents projected to bring substantial changes to the nation's IP landscape from 2021.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Michael Harowski

Congress confirms that Jones Act applies to offshore wind farm activities

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US wind energy sector has been growing, with a substantial focus on offshore wind farm development.

Wendawn Miller-Frazer

CESRA: economic substance reporting deadline extension

Corporate Tax - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Commercial Entities Substance Requirements Act (CESRA) 2018 requires all legal entities registered in The Bahamas to comply with economic substance reporting by submitting an annual filing to the minister of finance.

Galina Petkova

CPC introduces pre-notification contact in merger proceedings

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Schoenherr

From 1 January 2021, the Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) will be available for pre-notification discussions.

Matthew Buckle

Disruptive technologies in mining industry: opportunities, risk mitigation and resolving disputes

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

Technological innovation continues to disrupt the status quo in established industries.

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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