International Law Office

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Ellen M Bronchetti

Preparing your workforce: how to avoid legal landmines when bringing employees back

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented strain on organisations of all sizes across all industries.

He Wei

CNIPA issues new administrative measures for use of special marks reserved for GIs

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) recently issued the new Administrative Measures for the Use of Special Marks Reserved for Geographical Indications (GIs) (Trial).

Rosy Gibson

Privileged but admissible? When can without prejudice material be pleaded in statements of case?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision the High Court considered the scope of the existing exceptions to the without prejudice rule.

Jennie Cherry

Completing US tax forms: Form 5472 – foreign-owned disregarded entities

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

A limited liability company (LLC) that is created under the laws of a US state and wholly owned by a single non-US person is required to report transactions with its non-US owner and other related parties to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Form 5472, which must be submitted with a pro forma Form 1120.

Andreas Wildi

Impact of MDR postponement on Swiss medtech industry

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The European Parliament recently decided to postpone the transition timeline to implement the EU Medical Device Regulation, which was set to expire on 26 May 2020, until 26 May 2021.

Ian Teare

Limitation of liability – determining the meaning of 'operator' and 'manager'

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Admiralty Court recently handed down a judgment which looked in detail at the scope and meaning of the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims – in particular, the meaning of the phrase "the operator of the ship" in Article 1(2).

OnDemand

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan