International Law Office

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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.

Aaron Goonrey

Poorly managed performance improvement plans: how to avoid adverse action claims

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In an ironic turn of events, a poorly implemented and followed performance improvement plan (PIP) resulted in an employer having to pay A$205,342 to an employee who had brought a successful adverse action claim in the Federal Circuit Court.

Lina Wiedenbach

Carrier liability for contaminated liquid bulk cargo – contributory negligence of shipper

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a March 2019 case, the Hamburg Higher Regional Court had to decide whether the claimant had a control and inspection duty under the Commercial Code and, if so, to what extent the damage should be reduced for reasons of contributory negligence.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on chair and deputy chair duties and directors' revocation

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation has set out important principles regarding the duties of chairs and deputy chairs of company boards of directors.

Pedro Cortés

Gaming and economic diversification: is Macau merely a gaming tourist region?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Economic diversification cannot be achieved overnight; nonetheless, the government regularly promotes it in public announcements.

Meili Hu

SAMR publishes regulations discouraging bad-faith trademark applications

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The State Administration for Market Regulation recently published Certain Provisions for Regulating Applications for Trademark Registration.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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