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Lucy Lewis

Supreme Court allows supermarket's employees to make equal pay comparison

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Supreme Court has confirmed that retail staff of UK supermarket chain Asda can compare themselves to higher-paid distribution depot staff for the purposes of an equal pay claim.

Anke C Sessler

Right to be heard in arbitral proceedings – recent case law on set-aside proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - Germany
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

The right to be heard is a universally accepted principle which the Federal Constitutional Court has described as a 'primordial procedural right'.

Chris Grieveson

Shipping disputes: jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Due to the inherent multi-jurisdictional nature of shipping disputes, the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments can be crucial.

Mark Chorazak

Getting smart: financial regulators seek input on AI

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Various federal agencies recently issued a request for information (RFI) which seeks insight into the financial industry's use of AI in the provision of financial services to customers and appropriate AI governance, risk management and controls.

Arian Farahmand

Supreme Court rules on long-term gas supply contracts

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

In January 2021 the Supreme Court issued a decision on long-term contracts for the import of natural gas into Austria.

Florian Terharen

Facial recognition technology: regulations and use

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr

In recent years there has been an increased use of technologies that match a person's digital image to a picture database.

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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