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Daniel Hnatchuk

Federal Court of Appeal affirms largest reported Canadian patent infringement award in history

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In previous Federal Court decisions, the court ordered Nova Chemicals Corporation to pay the Dow Chemical Company approximately C$650 million as a result of Nova's infringement of Dow's patent on novel polyethylene blends.

Camille Teynier

Arbitration proceedings during COVID-19 crisis: helpful tips and new developments

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably disrupted the performance of contracts.

Cline Glidden

Q&A: earning residency through business investment

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Cayman Islands has two residency by business investment programmes: the Certificate of Direct Investment and the Residency Certificate (Substantial Business Presence).

Sascha Dethof

FCO continues to act against price fixing by manufacturers against distributors: Alhambra guitars

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under pressure from the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), guitar manufacturer Alhambra has distanced itself from influencing the selling prices of wholesalers and distributors.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Corporate & Commercial - 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.

Steven M Herman

COVID-19 update: executive order extending moratorium on commercial evictions until 1 January 2021

Real Estate - USA
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a new executive order extending the state-wide moratorium on commercial evictions.

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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