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Ludivine Gegaden

Dismissal unfair where decision maker was not given accurate information

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that an employee's dismissal for gross misconduct was unfair because the investigating officer failed to share significant new information with the manager who conducted the disciplinary hearing and decided to dismiss the employee.

Costas Stamatiou

Tonnage tax scheme extended until 31 December 2029

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry has issued Circular 1/2020 informing shipowners, charterers and ship managers that, following the formal assessment of the Cyprus tonnage tax scheme, the European Commission has concluded that Cyprus's relevant scheme is compatible with the internal market and in line with the Guidelines on State Aid to Maritime Transport..

Arthur Shay

NCC plans for enactment of OTT regulation

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

The National Communications Commission (NCC) recently published a white paper on broadcasting policy, which outlines a possible light-touch regulation for the growing number of over-the-top (OTT) streaming video services.

Arturo Sferruzza

Are floating solar and wind installations the new frontiers of renewable energy?

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

Floating solar and wind farms are power production installations mounted on structures or platforms that float on a body of water.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects jurisdictional challenge to investment treaty arbitration award

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

In a rare consideration of an investment treaty award, the High Court broadly interpreted the meaning of 'investor' and 'investment' in the bilateral investment treaty between the governments of South Korea and Iran.

Núria Ribera

Barcelona patent court dismisses preliminary injunction request based on patent in amended form

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

Barcelona Commercial Court No 1 recently refused to grant a preliminary injunction requested by Sanofi against Mylan in relation to an insulin glargine biosimilar product.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom