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Fiona Smith

New online verification service for lasting powers of attorney

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Office of the Public Guardian recently launched its online service "Use a lasting power of attorney".

Lucy Lewis

Positive action speaks louder than words – five principles for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

This article explores the legal limits of positive action in the workplace, including situations where it is permissible to give preference on gender or ethnicity grounds to make up for a historic lack of opportunity and what employers can and cannot do to improve diversity in their shortlists or hiring slates..

Dieter Hauck

COVID-19 crisis: shutdown mergers expected

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

In the wake of the global economic crises triggered by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (AFCA) expects an increased number of company takeovers in the coming months; however, the number of mergers in 2020 to date has been lower than in previous years.

Raúl Herrera Hazas

Tribunal dismisses all of investor's claims under NAFTA and orders him to pay more than $2 million in costs

Arbitration & ADR - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

In 2016 Joshua Dean Nelson commenced arbitration against Mexico on behalf of Telefacil México, SA de CV and himself under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Monica Syrdal

Monster unleashed the beast, but was shot down by the court

Intellectual Property - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Hjort

International energy drink giant Monster Energy Company recently lost a trademark infringement claim against energy drinks start-up Manimal Energy before the Borgarting Court of Appeals.

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza

Wakanda-esque restrictions – forever?

Aviation - Peru
Kennedys Law LLP

The closure of Peru's borders and the restrictions placed on international flights to and from the country due to COVID-19 have had a highly negative effect on tourism and its related industries.

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