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Victoria Rea

Cryptocurrencies as property

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The NZ High Court recently held that cryptocurrency constitutes property at common law and is therefore capable of being held on trust.

Stéphanie Girard

French language requirements in Quebec: an introduction

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Charter of the French Language gives the French language the status of an official language in Quebec, thus making its use mandatory in all spheres of public life in the province, including commerce and business.

Patricia Yeung

Personal data and privacy guidelines for employers and employees

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

As part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have had to collect and disseminate information about their employees.

Elena Ramacciotti

Patent implications of COVID-19 crisis: current solutions according to Italian law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Trevisan & Cuonzo

The current health emergency has highlighted the need to reconcile the urgency in offering a response to the spread of COVID-19 with the need to continue ensuring the effectiveness of patent protection.

Luca Di Marco

Supreme Court rules on apportionment of salvage reward among shipowner and cargo interests

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Supreme Court recently issued a significant decision on the apportionment of a salvage reward among a shipowner and cargo interests.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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