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Pelin Baysal

Constitutional Court rules on employers' review of employees' corporate emails

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Whether employers can review employees' corporate email accounts and rely on any findings collected during such an inspection in a potential termination is a controversial issue in terms of personal data protection and privacy.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Can eye rolling be a reason to challenge an arbitrator?

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently dealt with the challenge of an arbitrator on the grounds that he had rolled his eyes during the pleading of a party's representative.

Marcel Meinhardt

Parliament agrees on stricter concept of market power

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Parliament is currently debating the so-called 'fair price initiative' and an indirect counter-proposal by the government, both of which aim to tighten the Cartel Act.

Carlos P Martins

Filing insurance certificates with Canadian Transportation Agency

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

Air carriers offering scheduled international services to or from Canada must, by virtue of the Canada Transportation Act, file proof of insurance each year as a condition of maintaining their licence.

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Rebecca Wong

Phase 3 of court guidance for remote hearings for civil business

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A third guidance note on the use of remote hearings for civil proceedings took effect on 2 January 2021.

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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