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Okan Can

Trademark rights versus freedom of speech

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

The Constitutional Court recently handed down an important decision regarding freedom of speech and unfair competition claims following the use of a company's trademark in an online domain name.

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

The Netherlands – a hotspot for provisional and conservatory measures

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Ports in the Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp region are historically known as ship arrest paradises.

Matthew Nolan

Transpacific Steel secures trade court win for security tariffs on steel from Turkey

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently denied the Trump administration's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an importer challenging the government's use of a Cold War-era trade law to double national security tariffs on steel imports from Turkey.

Marie Behle Pondji

Employee surveillance in GDPR era

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

Following the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, employers are no longer obliged to notify and receive prior authorisation from the National Commission for Data Protection to undertake surveillance in the context of an employment relationship.

Urszula Wojtyra

Update on biosimilars

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Since June 2018 a number of biosimilar developments – including with regard to approvals, pending submissions, regulatory matters, litigation and market access – have taken place in Canada.

Alexander Vogel

Trends and developments in Swiss financial market regulation

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Besides securing Switzerland's access to the EU financial markets, new objectives have emerged from advancing digitalisation and technological progress in the banking sector.

OnDemand

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey