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Yiota Georgiou

Amendment of Judicial Practice Code

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Judicial Practice Code was recently amended to provide that no judge, whether sitting alone or as a member of a panel of judges of an adjudicating court, can hear a case in which a party is represented by a lawyer who is a family member of the judge or works in the same firm or office as a family member of the judge.

Laura Pierallini

Mind your drone business – recent ENAC initiatives

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) was one of the first EU aviation authorities to develop national rules to regulate remote-piloted aircraft systems.

Shane D Todd

Federal Court: release does not prevent unjust dismissal complaint

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Federal Court recently clarified that employees may file an unjust dismissal complaint even if they have signed a release and any decisions by adjudicators to the contrary are bad law.

Claudia Bock

Competition office fines Booking.com €33 million

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Office for the Protection of Economic Competition recently reviewed vertical aspects of online platforms and distribution channels, ultimately fining online booking platform Booking.com approximately €33 million for using most-favoured-nation (MFN) clauses in its contracts with hotels.

Richard Brown

This is not a wind up: BVI court approves restructuring provisional liquidation

Insolvency & Restructuring - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In a major development in BVI insolvency law and practice, the Commercial Court recently held that provisional liquidation is available to facilitate a restructuring.

Kevin Dam

What constitutes copyright in South Africa and how can it be protected?

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Under South African statute, the owner of copyright in a work is given the exclusive right to perform certain specified acts in respect of that work or to authorise others to do so, thus preventing unauthorised persons from performing those acts.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey