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Meaghan Kent

Supreme Court denies copyrightability of Georgia code annotations

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A recent Supreme Court decision may seem like it boiled down to an esoteric argument over the correct interpretation of a series of cases decided in the 19th century – and it did – but the ramifications of the decision will be felt in 2020 and beyond.

Karina Plain

Security for costs not ordered despite looming economic downturn caused by COVID-19

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Evidence of the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the claimant's financial position was not enough to show an inability to pay adverse costs in a recent application for security for costs in the High Court.

Brett Carr

BoE governor speaks: payments firms should expect regulatory change

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

On 3 September 2020 the Governor of the Bank of England (BoE) Andrew Bailey delivered a speech "Reinventing the Wheel (with more automation)", in which he outlined regulatory changes that payments market participants can expect, including as part of the global regulatory response to stablecoins.

Yvonne Frederiksen

Sickness benefit period extended for employees at higher risk of COVID-19

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The government and parliamentary parties recently passed a bill to provide sickness benefits to employees who are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 or the relative of a person in the higher-risk group.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board concludes preliminary investigation highlighting its approach to online sales

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

The Competition Board recently published its reasoned decision following a preliminary investigation based on allegations that two companies had violated Article 4 of Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition by determining dealers' resale prices, fixing discount rates and limiting the payment methods of their dealers..

Emma Pinkerton

Restrictive covenants: some clarity but still subject to competition law

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent Supreme Court case has clarified the law around challenges to covenants which seek to limit the use of land.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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