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Y Artemis Lai

What to expect from Canada's new examination guidelines for patentable subject matter – interview

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently released new guidelines on patentable subject matter and a set of examples applying these new guidelines.

Marius Höfler

Court rules on cut-off date provisions in bonus plans

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

In 2020 the Berlin-Brandenburg Regional Labour Court ruled on the effectiveness of a cut-off date clause in a works agreement.

Catharine Bell

Family governance – enforceability and sustainability in private wealth structures

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
Forsters LLP

Any legal structure incorporating family governance principles will be a hybrid of elements from corporate governance but with flexibility that is not possible in a truly commercial context; rigid structures and families rarely go together.

Marco Torsello

Third-party litigation funding agreements

Litigation - Italy
ARBLIT Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

Third-party litigation funding is essentially unknown under Italian law.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Can eye rolling be a reason to challenge an arbitrator?

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently dealt with the challenge of an arbitrator on the grounds that he had rolled his eyes during the pleading of a party's representative.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: compulsory liquidation

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A Cayman Islands company may be wound up either voluntarily according to its articles of association or compulsorily by the Grand Court.

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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