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Danliang Wang

Van Cleef & Arpels' four-leaf clover 3D trademark invalidated in China due to lack of distinctiveness

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently denied the inherent and acquired distinctiveness of Van Cleef & Arpels' four-leaf clover 3D trademark.

Costas Stamatiou

Entry into force of amendments to Code of the Maritime Labour Convention

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry recently issued Circular 20/2020, notifying interested parties of the entry into force of the 2018 amendments to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006.

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).

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

Eriko Ogata

Amendments to Child Care and Family Care Leave Act

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

At present, employees can take a half-day to care for a sick or injured child or family member.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice rules on statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently issued a decision on the statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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