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Scotland: Registered of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land
On 1 April 2022, the Registers of Scotland launched a new register to show who controls the decisions of owners or tenants of land and property in Scotland. This new register, known as the Register of Controlled Interest, includes information that, up until now, may not have been publicly transparent elsewhere. Owners and tenants (for more than 20 years) have until 01 April 2024 to register, and, unless they are [...]
US: Trade secrets: protecting valuable information in a competitive world
Protecting valuable information is crucial to maintaining an edge in today's competitive business landscape. Trade secrets—information that provides economic value by remaining secret—are ways businesses protect their assets. This blog post will discuss the concept of trade secrets, the historical development of trade secrets law, and how to identify a trade secret based on the six-factor test. We will also touch upon the timing of trade secret identification and the [...]
India: open to foreign lawyers and foreign lawfirms
Bar Council of India Rules for Registration and Regulation of Foreign Lawyers and Foreign Lawfirms in India, 2022 The Bar Council of India Rules for Registration and Regulation of Foreign Lawyers and Foreign Law Firms in India, 2022 (“BCI Rules 2022”) was notified in the Official Gazette on March 10, 2023 to enable foreign lawyers and foreign lawfirms to practice in India. They can practice in the field of foreign [...]
France: Suppliers and distributors; what information are they allowed to exchange?
Suppliers who sell their products or services directly on the Internet are often in competition with other distributors to whom they supply their products. With the strong development of online sales, suppliers who sell their products or services directly on the Internet often find themselves in a competitive situation with the distributors to whom they supply their products or services elsewhere. Guidelines published on June 28, 2022 have provided welcome [...]