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Síobhra Rush

Ireland moves one step closer to introducing statutory sick pay

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government confirmed that it has approved the drafting of the General Scheme of the Sick Leave Bill 2021, which will make it mandatory for employers in Ireland to provide statutory sick pay (SSP) to employees.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Use of economic evidence in antitrust investigations – fertiliser supplier decision

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board has published its reasoned decision regarding its investigation into whether six fertiliser suppliers violated Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition, which prohibits, among other things, anti-competitive agreements and concerted practices.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

How to present evidence to claim prior user rights

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

When facing an infringement action before the Intellectual Property Court, defendants seeking to assert prior use face an uphill evidentiary battle to convince the court that their product existed before the patent filing date.

Aron C Beezley

GAO clarifies scope of its jurisdiction over OTA protests

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently clarified the scope of its jurisdiction over bid protests involving an agency's use of its other transaction agreement (OTA) authority.

Gordon Drakes

Parties which deliberately and wilfully breach contracts can rely on broad exclusion or limitation of liability clauses

Corporate & Commercial - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

A recent High Court case has provided reassurance that the courts will continue to respect and enforce clearly drafted exclusion and limitation of liability clauses, even broad ones, unless to do so would have the effect of excluding all liability for all breach or would reduce one party's obligations to a mere declaration of intent.

Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

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