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Eriko Ogata

Equal pay for equal work: differences in working conditions between fixed-term and indefinite-term employees

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment Act recently entered into force, aiming to achieve equal pay for equal work.

Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act reflected the Cayman Islands' commitment to its obligations as a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Inclusive Framework and corresponding EU requirements for no or nominal tax jurisdictions.

Huib Berendschot

Supreme Court addresses confusion between descriptive, non-distinctive trade names

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Under the Trade Names Act, descriptive trade names can enjoy protection against the use of identical or similar trade names if such use is likely to confuse the public.

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Matthew Kirtland

Monster Energy distribution dispute: amicus briefs do not create evident partiality

Arbitration & ADR - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright

In a six-year dispute between Monster Energy Co and City Beverages, LLC d/b/a Olympic Eagles Distributing (Olympic), a judge sitting in the Central District of California has denied Olympic's motion to compel arbitration in a forum other than the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS), finding that the JAMS' filing of two amicus briefs did not create reasonable doubt as to its partiality..

Huimin Qin

Supreme People's Court promulgates opinions on copyright

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Soon after the recent adoption of the third amendment to the Copyright Law, the Supreme People's Court promulgated the Opinions on Strengthening the Protection of Copyright and Copyright-Related Rights.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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