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Julia Ramsden Gunduz

Trust Registration Service update

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) has been enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020, with the exception of proposed changes to the Trust Registration Service (TRS).

Michael Paul Agius

Abandonment of employment and maternity leave

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Court of Magistrates recently decided a case wherein an employer claimed that a former employee had abandoned work within six months of returning from statutory maternity leave and, as such, claimed back all of the wage payments that it had made to her during that time pursuant to Maltese law.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Recent amendments to law on protection of competition

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

After rounds of revisions and failed enactment attempts over a span of several years, the proposal for amendments to Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition has finally been approved by Parliament.

Peter Aall Simonsen

What security options are available for lenders to offshore wind projects?

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

Equinor's pioneering Hywind Tampen project – set to become the biggest floating wind farm in the world – marks the first foray into offshore wind production in Norway.

Arthur Shay

NCC regulates significant market powers in telecoms

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The new Telecommunications Act will take effect and apply to all telecoms service providers from July 2020.

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court rules that high court orders and decisions that do not finally dispose of litigants' rights are non-appealable

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Section 67 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 sets out the right to appeal in civil suits.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan