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A message from the Hon. Secretary and a Director of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Sri Lanka) – John Wilson, Attorney-at-Law.

I met Anthony Abrahams, Director General of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators for the first time during his visit to Sri Lanka in February 2018. Anthony had convened a meeting of the members of CIArb from Sri Lanka. That meeting was joined by Francis Xavier who will be the President of CIArb next year. Francis, […]

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Non-Traditional Marks—East Asia & Pacific Subcommittee Hosts First Policy Dialogue in China

Today’s consumers are increasingly cognizant of nontraditional marks and their influence on purchasing decisions. INTA’s Non-Traditional Marks (NTM)—East Asia & Pacific (EA&P) Subcommittee held its first-ever dialogue with the China Trademark Association (CTA) to discuss “Non-Traditional Marks: Different Approaches and Lessons Learnt in the Asia Pacific Region.” Approximately 20 trademark practitioners gathered in Beijing, China, […]

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Message to Readers from the Chair of the Publications Committee of the IPBA Journal

The theme that I have chosen for this issue of the Journal is Employment Law and Cross-Border Employment Law issues. In addition to the articles contributed by our members, we are privileged to be able to publish in this issue of the Journal transcripts of the remarks made by two Judges, Mr. Duco Oranje and […]

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John Wilson was appointed a Director of the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka in May.

John Wilson was appointed a Director of the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka in May. The position follows a long period of involvement with the activities and legal work of the Chamber as In-House Counsel. In his new role, John will continue to be responsible for advocacy and public policy matters. The ECCSL […]

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