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John Pearson

Come hell, high water or pandemic – COVID-19 will not frustrate aircraft lease agreements

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The Commercial Court recently rejected an airline's argument that the COVID-19 pandemic had frustrated its aircraft lease agreements and that it was therefore relieved of its contractual obligation to make rent payments.

Ben Yuu

Trademark infringement theory – innocent or infringing?

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

Where an application for a trademark which is substantially similar to a prior registered trademark is successful, does the use of the later filed trademark constitute infringement of the prior registered trademark? This situation is not explicitly addressed by the Trademark Act, but the courts have traditionally held that it does not constitute infringement.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines six manufacturers of railway sleepers for bid rigging

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) announced that it had fined six manufacturers of wooden railway sleepers more than €3 million for bid rigging.

Ivana Manovelo

Cybersecurity: overview of relevant institutions

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Croatia
Maćešić & Partners

The Croatian cybersecurity system is a complex cross-sectorial network of institutions and regulations in constant development but aligned with the requirements acquired through the country's membership of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Mark Chorazak

Getting smart: financial regulators seek input on AI

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Various federal agencies recently issued a request for information (RFI) which seeks insight into the financial industry's use of AI in the provision of financial services to customers and appropriate AI governance, risk management and controls.

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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 / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru