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Sascha Dethof

FCO provides further information on development of B2B internet platform

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has given further advice on the development of a business-to-business internet platform in a recently published case report on OLF Germany.

Ian Mirandah

What's in a name? Petsmart Inc fails to prove that Vietnamese pet business infringed its trademark

Intellectual Property - International
Mirandah Asia

US distributor PetSmart Inc recently failed in a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy case against Vietnam-based pet business Pet Mart Vietnam Co Ltd before the World Intellectual Property Organisation's Arbitration and Mediation Centre.

Ruth Boardman

ICO's investigation into data broking sector and enforcement notice to Experian

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently published a report on its investigation into data protection compliance in the direct marketing data broking sector.

Bruno Floriani

Cutting the red tape: recent amendments to Ontario's franchise disclosure act

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In 2017 the Ontario government enacted the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act with the objective of alleviating unnecessary regulatory burdens for businesses.

Costas Stamatiou

Arrest of ships and orders prohibiting dealings with Cyprus-registered ships

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The admiralty division of the Supreme Court recently issued a judgment confirming that a warrant of arrest may be issued only in in rem proceedings against a vessel itself.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Termination prohibition, unilateral unpaid leave and short-time working allowance extended once again

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Pursuant to two presidential decrees recently published in the Official Gazette, the termination prohibition and unilateral unpaid leave, which were to expire by 17 November 2020, have been extended until 17 January 2021.

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