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Gill Dennis

Court of Appeal heightens risk for directors around personal liability for IP infringement

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal gave some helpful guidance on when directors will be jointly and severally liable with the company for acts of IP infringement.

Werner Jahnel

Revised inheritance law allows for greater flexibility

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss inheritance law will undergo a major revision which will take effect on 1 January 2023.

Ole Kristian Olsby

ECtHR ruling on use of boycott in labour conflict

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recently ruled in the 'Holship' case.

Rachel Alexander

Court allows appeal in band name passing-off case

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

The Court of Appeal recently ruled to allow an appeal in a case which involved a band name dispute between two half-brothers, Ian and Winston Thomas.

Sophie Reguengo

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

Corporate Finance/M&A - 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.

Michael Lips

Voters reject three environmental bills

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Swiss voters recently decided on three environmental bills.

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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