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Hans Eriksson

Calculation of damages in cases of misappropriation of trade secrets and copyright infringement

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

In its first judgment of 2021, the Labour Court used a textbook case of misappropriation of trade secrets – where a previous employee had absconded with trade secrets and copyright-protected works that were subsequently used by his new competing venture – to clarify the method to be applied when calculating total damages under both legal regimes.

Mark Pantry

What lies beneath – ground risk and site conditions

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

Unforeseen site conditions cause delay and cost overruns for projects of all sizes.

Marc Kish

Key trends in offshore dispute resolution

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

This article looks at key trends in offshore dispute resolution, including the major developments in the Cayman market in 2020 and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected court timetables for disputes work.

Michael Lips

New attempt to tighten rules on foreign real property investments

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Legal Affairs Committee of the National Council recently submitted an initiative that would temporarily prohibit the acquisition of business premises by persons abroad.

W Todd Miller

Do three rights make a wrong? Private party challenging consummated merger can obtain divestiture years later

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

For the first time, a private party has successfully challenged an acquisition and obtained an order requiring a divestiture of a company that had been acquired years before the case was filed.

Jakob Widner

New legal framework for working from home

Employment & Immigration - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government commissioned the so-called 'social partners' (ie, the Chamber of Commerce representing employers and labour unions acting on behalf of employees) to negotiate and present a bill on working from home that Parliament can pass into law as the new standard on the matter.

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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