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Ziad Obeid

Landmark decisions in banking sector amid ongoing COVID-19 and economic crisis

Litigation - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

Despite the lockdown and its impact on court activities, decisions have been handed down by judges of summary proceedings in an attempt to restore the rule of law in response to the de facto capital controls imposed by local banks.

Brent De Jonghe

Did you know: domain name registration is no substitute for trademark registration?

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Unlike a trademark, a domain name is a contractual right which is primarily used to identify a website.

Gwenaëlle de Kerviler

How to close a deal during lockdown… and in the future

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

Closing is the ultimate stage in an M&A transaction where all parties meet to seal – and celebrate – their agreement; however, it can be a traumatic process due to the time spent in meeting rooms signing and initialising contracts.

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.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court scrutinises decision awarding costs to losing party

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently considered whether a final arbitral award on the reimbursement of costs violated Austrian public policy.

Mark W Brennan

California Privacy Rights Act to appear on November 2020 ballot

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) has received enough valid signatures to appear on the November 2020 ballot.

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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