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Irmak Yensel

Communique on compliance with principles and standards of interest-free banking

Banking - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

The Communique on Compliance with Principles and Standards of Interest-Free Banking entered into force in September 2019.

Sean Dempsey

2019 in employment law

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

What were the most significant employment law developments in 2019? What can be expected in 2020 under a newly elected Conservative government with a sizeable majority? Despite Brexit continuing to dominate the political agenda in 2019, there were significant decisions in the courts and proposals for reform.

Noboru Taniguchi

Expanded protection for building and interior designs under revised Design Act

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry recently announced on its website that a Cabinet Order of 1 November 2019 had declared that the revised Design Act would come into force on 1 April 2020.

Geraldine Elliott

Full and frank disclosure means more than just putting relevant matters in evidence – a new year warning

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

New year, new reminder of the obligation to make full and frank disclosure in without notice applications, this time in the context of a falling out within the UK Independence Party.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes in Brazilian withholding tax

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

The Federal Government recently issued an executive order with the potential to change the tax treatment of commercial aircraft leasing.

Charlotte Brown

Guernsey's data protection regime – shifting attitudes

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Guernsey
Ogier

A shift in Guernsey's corporate and individual attitude towards the misuse of data is now central to the Office of the Data Protection Authority's (ODPA's) future approach to governance and enforcement in Guernsey.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA