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Nick Jacob

Family governance in the digital age

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic has had two major implications for family governance structures.

Marius Höfler

Equal rights for employees and freelancers

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

The Federal Labour Court recently ruled in a dispute concerning a freelancer's information claim regarding her colleagues' salary levels.

Samuel Yang

App governance panel issues special governance report on illegal collection of personal information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The App Special Governance Panel recently issued the 2019 Special Governance Report on Apps for Illegal Collection and Use of Personal Information, summarising governance efforts from January 2019.

Warren Gordon

Law Commission report on proposed changes to commonhold

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Law Commission recently published its reports on leasehold enfranchisement, right to manage and commonhold.

David Daura

Supreme Court dismisses cassation appeal against conviction of counterfeit adidas shoe importer

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In February 2020 the Supreme Court dismissed a cassation appeal against a judgment from the High Court of the Valencian Community confirming the first-instance judgment issued in 2019 by the Provincial Court of Valencia condemning the defendants for an 18-month prison sentence and for the payment of a fine, the transport and destruction costs, as well as the legal costs (including the private prosecutor's costs) for the import of counterfeit shoes for commercial purposes that infringed adidas's brands and designs..

Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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