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Beril Yayla Sapan

Termination prohibition, unilateral unpaid leave and short-time working allowance extended once again

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Pursuant to two presidential decrees recently published in the Official Gazette, the termination prohibition and unilateral unpaid leave, which were to expire by 17 November 2020, have been extended until 17 January 2021.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Trade secrets legal regime – an updated overview

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

In Argentina, confidential information and trade secrets are protected by Section 39.2 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Section 156 of the Argentine Penal Code, Law 24,766 (the Confidentiality Law) and the recently passed Emergency Decree 274/2019, which regulates different unfair competition aspects.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Administrative court's Enerjisa decisions: 'anti-competitive effects' redefined?

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

In 2018 the Competition Board imposed administrative fines amounting to TL143 million on three retail electricity sales companies (RESCs) and one electricity distribution company for abusing their dominant positions in various markets.

Gan Khong Aik

Derivative proceedings: leave of court is substantive legal requirement

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that Sections 347(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016, which require leave of court to be obtained before any action may be initiated on behalf of a company and any such action to be brought in the name of the company, are substantive law and not merely procedural.

Laura Shirreffs

COVID-19 and residential tenancies: where are we now?

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The States of Jersey enacted the COVID-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 in an attempt to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Raulin Amy

Private equity – acquisition structures

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Complex tax, accounting and employment matters are among those which drive the choice of acquisition structure for private equity-funded transactions.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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