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Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19 FAQs: recalling workers who have been temporarily laid off

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

As the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are relaxed and society gradually reopens, employers may need to call laid-off employees back to work.

Beat Mumenthaler

Moratoria during COVID-19 pandemic – an overview

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Originally, unlike in other jurisdictions, the purpose of a moratorium in Switzerland was not necessarily to continue doing business, but rather to find a better way to liquidate a company; however, this has changed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Anna Turi

HCA imposes record fine on Booking.com for unfair commercial practices

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently imposed a record fine on Booking.com BV for undertaking unfair commercial practices by misleadingly advertising certain hotel rooms with "free cancellation" and engaging in pressure selling.

Julia King

IPEC considers trademark infringement and passing off in pet food dispute

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

A recent Intellectual Property Enterprise Court decision is a useful reminder that a finding of trademark infringement is more likely where the mark has been used extensively and has an enhanced level of distinctiveness in the United Kingdom.

Bernd Rajal

Consultations on TAR NC and second amendment to Gas System Charges Ordinance

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

EU Regulation 2017/460 established a network code on harmonised transmission tariff structures (TAR NC).

Johannes A Bürgi

Legal aspects of receivables embodied in bills of exchange

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Bills of exchange are subject to strict regulations governing their formal and substantive aspects.

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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