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Peter Lewin

Research shows that gaming is most successful entertainment sector of 21st century

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

According to new research by the Entertainment Researcher's Association (ERA), the rise of mobile and digital gaming increased the retail value of the UK games sector to €4.43 billion in 2020, which is four-and-a-half times higher than its value in 2000.

Thijs Hekman

Terminating and opening bank accounts through litigation

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Litigation on the termination of bank accounts due to compliance issues or strategic reorientation has become more prevalent in recent years.

Jos Van der Meché

Court of appeal sheds light on position of cargo owners, freight forwarders and CMR carriers

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

A recent court of appeal decision has shed light on the legal notion of a principal obtaining a claim right against a carrier when the principal has a contract of carriage with a freight forwarder for the transport in question.

Ronald Beltzer

Expiry of CLAs has drastic consequences for temporary employment industry

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

On 1 June 2021 the period of general binding declaration of the Netherlands' two temporary employment collective labour agreements (CLAs) ended, leaving the temporary employment sector with no valid CLA.

Kelly Sánchez

Trademark cancellation for lack of use: not always a reliable strategy

Intellectual Property - Peru
OMC Abogados & Consultores

Due to the complexity of the Andean Community's legislation on the partial cancellation of trademarks, the Trademark Office of the National Institute for the Defence of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property has issued two mandatory precedents in this regard.

Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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