International Law Office

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Samuel Yang

MIIT exposes second and third batches of apps infringing users' rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently instructed third-party testing agencies to examine certain mobile apps and issued the Second and Third Batches of Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring operators of said apps to make rectifications.

Mark Douglas

Flip clause payments to Lehman Brothers noteholders after termination of swap agreement safe harboured in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Safe harbours in the Bankruptcy Code designed to insulate non-debtor parties to financial contracts from the consequences that normally ensue when a counterparty files for bankruptcy have been the focus of a considerable amount of scrutiny as part of evolving developments in the pandemic-driven downturn.

Stuart Seidel

United Kingdom and Japan sign free trade agreement

International Trade - United Kingdom
Baker McKenzie

The Department for International Trade (DIT) recently announced that the United Kingdom and Japan will sign the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

Victor Onyegbado

Shipping loans and collateral damage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipping finance transactions are characterised by peculiar risk factors principally on account of shipping assets' transient operations.

Danliang Wang

Van Cleef & Arpels' four-leaf clover 3D trademark invalidated in China due to lack of distinctiveness

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently denied the inherent and acquired distinctiveness of Van Cleef & Arpels' four-leaf clover 3D trademark.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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