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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).

Stephen O'Grady

COVID-19: a shield against winding-up petitions?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was recently laid before Parliament.

Markus Dörig

Are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic insured? Ombudsman commissions legal expert's opinion

Insurance - Switzerland
Badertscher Attorneys at Law

After spreading from Wuhan to Switzerland in less than three months, the COVID-19 crisis is creating major challenges for Swiss insurers, particularly with regard to whether insurance coverage for the effects of an epidemic also apply to a pandemic.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

COVID-19: Ministry of Works FAQs regarding RMCO

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Ministry of Works has issued a standard operating procedure for the construction industry (Construction SOP), effective for the duration of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

Paul Van den Bulck

DPA fines social media platform for data processing during referral programme

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Belgium
AKD

The Belgian Protection Authority (DPA) recently fined a social media platform €50,000 for processing personal data during the scope of a referral programme without an appropriate legal basis.

Daniel Hemming

Waiving goodbye to privilege – reliance is key

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In what circumstances will a party waive privilege over legal advice by referring to it in evidence? Reference to the fact of the advice may not be sufficient but reliance on that advice is likely to be.

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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