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Daniel Hnatchuk

Federal Court of Appeal affirms largest reported Canadian patent infringement award in history

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In previous Federal Court decisions, the court ordered Nova Chemicals Corporation to pay the Dow Chemical Company approximately C$650 million as a result of Nova's infringement of Dow's patent on novel polyethylene blends.

Matthew Tuchband

OFAC's new ransomware advisory

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control recently issued an advisory highlighting sanctions risks associated with facilitating ransomware payments on behalf of victims targeted by malicious cyberattacks.

Marco Torsello

Premium interest rate payable to creditors which file claims before Italian courts

Litigation - Italy
ARBLIT Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

Creditors taking legal action before the Italian courts to secure payment against their debtors have long regarded this as a nightmare option due to the length and complexity of Italian civil proceedings.

Pedro Cortés

Proposed new law on h­­otel establishments' activities

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Macau's tourism and entertainment industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bernd Rajal

Sparking change: Renewable Energy Expansion Act published for evaluation

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The eagerly awaited draft Renewable Energy Expansion Act (EAG) was recently published for evaluation.

Anita Krizmanić

Croatia reaches major milestone for admission into eurozone

Banking & Financial Services - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

Seven years after its accession to the European Union, Croatia has entered the last stage of preparation to adopt the euro.

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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