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Carlos P Martins

Court certifies two passenger class actions against WestJet

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently certified two class actions against WestJet.

Meaghan Kent

Supreme Court weighs in on fair use and finds that Google's use of Java SE API is fair

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

After 10 years of litigation, the Supreme Court has put an end to the copyright case of the century, Google v Oracle, ruling that Google's use of Oracle's application programming interface Java code in the development of its Android operating system is a fair use as a matter of law.

Siri Alvsing

Online marketing of tobacco products

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Despite being heavily regulated, the marketing of tobacco products is rarely subject to judicial review.

Sascha Dethof

FCO begins operating competition register: excluding companies from public procurement procedures

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher

The Federal Cartel Office has begun operating the competition register.

Sally Edwards

Royal Court intervenes to set aside trustee decision

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Royal Court intervened to set aside a decision of the trustee not to make the spouse of the settlor a beneficiary in her own right.

Takayuki Matsunaga

Extension of wage claim limitation period under Labour Standards Act

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In April 2020 the Act on Partial Amendment of the Labour Standards Act entered into force, extending the wage claim limitation period.

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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