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Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board appoints new members: quorum established

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

Two of the three vacant positions on the Competition Board (the competent decision-making organ of the Competition Authority) have now been filled.

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

The Netherlands – a hotspot for provisional and conservatory measures

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Ports in the Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp region are historically known as ship arrest paradises.

Arthur Shay

Online box office liable for data theft and consequential damages

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

In September 2019 a landmark appeal court decision found an online information service provider liable for consequential damages of data theft.

Jonathan Cary

In-house lawyer prevented from relying on leaked email and overheard conversation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

An email containing legal advice leaked to a claimant in an employment dispute did not fall foul of the iniquity principle and therefore remained privileged.

Gordon Drakes

Good faith and relational contracts: impact of recent decisions on franchisors

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

English law has traditionally resisted implying the obligation of good faith into commercial contracts, except in limited circumstances.

Simon Blain

Use of nuptial agreements for international families and impact of Brexit

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Nuptial agreements are a crucial component of wider family wealth planning.

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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