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Yang Mingming

Article 4 of new Trademark Law: an efficient weapon against bad-faith trademark filings

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The fourth amendment of the Trademark Law came into force on 1 November 2019.

Raphael Mellerio

Franchisees cannot be classified as employees

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

Some jurisdictions have recently held that certain independent workers (eg, Uber drivers) are actually classified as employees.

Niamh Lalor

Jersey public investment funds – regulatory options

Capital Markets - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey is long established as a primary centre for the establishment of offshore funds and has been at the forefront of international developments, which have attracted international sponsors, promoters, fund managers, advisers and investors.

Paul Otto

Increased cybersecurity threats amid coronavirus precautions

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

During the coronavirus outbreak, many employers around the world are seeking to prioritise the wellbeing and safety of their employees by asking them to work remotely instead of risking exposure while commuting and working in populated office spaces.

Magdalena Mentel-Rogowska

Supreme Court clarifies contractual penalties for energy consumers

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Supreme Court recently held that imposing a contractual penalty on energy consumers due to the early termination of a contract for energy supply is prohibited.

Barbara Wilbrink

Burden of proof remains with shipowner in proving terminal operator liability

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

The loading and unloading of cargo from ships is a key element in the transport chain.

OnDemand

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom