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Kay Rickelman

Protecting your IP rights during the COVID-19 pandemic

Intellectual Property - International
Spoor & Fisher

This article examines how to safeguard IP rights against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Katsuki Matsuura

Scheduling M&A transactions: practical considerations regarding FDI

Corporate Finance/M&A - Japan
City-Yuwa Partners

When a non-Japanese company or investor proceeds with an M&A transaction in Japan, one of the key regulations to observe is the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (FEFTA), which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI).

Masakazu Masujima

Insurance solicitation using web conferencing systems

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, insurance solicitation using Zoom and other web-based conferencing systems has attracted more attention than ever before since such systems enable insurance solicitors and customers to visually communicate with each other from remote locations.

Charles Allen

Court continues injunction against unidentified 'doxxers'

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently ordered the continuation of various injunction orders restraining unnamed defendants from engaging in 'doxxing' directed at judges and judicial officers in Hong Kong, together with their spouses and immediate family members.

Bruno Floriani

Cutting the red tape: recent amendments to Ontario's franchise disclosure act

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In 2017 the Ontario government enacted the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act with the objective of alleviating unnecessary regulatory burdens for businesses.

Rikke Falk Dambo

Employees' duty to provide information on inventions

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

If an employee makes an invention as part of an employment relationship and if the exploitation of the invention falls within their employer's field of work, the employee must inform their employer.

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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