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Esther Soetens

The end of mandatory telework?

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

A new ministerial decree which includes new provisions regarding telework was recently published in the Belgian State Gazette.

Muazzez Korutürk

Are second medical use patents protected?

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

A first-instance court decision that second medical use patents granted before 13 December 2007 are not patentable is waiting to be evaluated by the General Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court, despite the decision already having being overturned by the Supreme Court.

Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

Ana Marjančić

Better late than never: Supreme Court upholds CCA's cartel decision after almost six years

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

In 2014 the Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) rendered an infringement decision in which it found that by adopting and publishing the "Minimum Price List of Orthodontic Services" from October 2010 until October 2013, the Croatian Orthodontic Society had concluded a 'prohibited agreement' within the meaning of the Competition Act.

Jin Yu-Lai

Vessel hit-and-run accidents

Shipping & Transport - China
KaiRong Law Firm

In recent years there has been an upward trend of captains and crew members being convicted of criminal liability for maritime collisions in China, which urgently accelerates the study of this section of law.

Maciej Durbas

Can a party continue arbitration after assigning the claim?

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Warsaw Court of Appeals recently determined whether an arbitral tribunal violated public policy when it dismissed a respondent's counterclaim that the original claim lacked locus standi.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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