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Begüm Yavuzdoğan Okumuş

Processing employee data in light of recent DPA and court decisions

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitution protects private life and in 2016 the Data Protection Law was enacted, furthering the protection of personal data.

Andrea Berenbaum

Federal Court of Appeal upholds Federal Court decision finding Shire's VYVANSE patent valid

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed Apotex's appeal of the Federal Court decision which held that the claims of Canadian Patent 2,527,646 were valid and prohibited the minister of health from issuing a notice of compliance to Apotex for its lisdexamfetamine product (Shire's VYVANSE) until the patent's expiry.

Bernardine Adkins

Back to basics: international trade and supply of services

International Trade - International
Gowling WLG

Brexit has focused the public conscience on the importance – or otherwise – of free trade agreements (FTAs).

Hao Zhan

Applicants must disclose facts when prompted by insurers to avoid rescission

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

When concluding insurance contracts, applicants have a duty of disclosure.

Charles Allen

Disclosure orders against banks' overseas branches

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In A1 v R1 a novel point appears to have arisen as to whether the High Court could grant Norwich Pharmacal relief in relation to the disclosure of documents and information concerning a bank account held not in Hong Kong but with the overseas branch of a Hong Kong bank.

Pawel Kulak

Gazprom appeals record €6.5 billion billing fine

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined Gazprom and five other firms engaged in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline a record €6.5 billion for concluding agreements without the authority's consent.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru