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Claudia Csáky

Use of clandestine recordings as evidence

Intellectual Property - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently confirmed that both the production and disclosure of clandestine recordings violate copyright.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Termination ban and unilateral unpaid leave extended once again

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

In April 2020 the termination ban and unilateral unpaid leave came into force, prohibiting employers from terminating any employment contract – regardless of whether it fell within the scope of the Labour Act – for three months as of the effective date of the law.

Jacky Darsono

Without prejudice according to a 'reasonable person'

Litigation - Hong Kong

The Court of First Instance of the High Court recently reviewed the legal principles that underpin the protection afforded to without prejudice communications.

David McLeish

Gambling advertising: never work with animals or children

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

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) recently issued two reminders to the gambling industry around various key principles in connection with social responsibility and the use of animals in advertising.

Tracey Roberts

Doctrine of equivalents – how 'new normal' approach affects life sciences sector

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

The 'doctrine of equivalents' (ie, the principle that a patent may be infringed by a product or process which is considered equivalent to that protected by the granted patent) was not historically adopted by the UK courts.

Alexander Vogel

Selective opting-up clauses under takeover law: recent Takeover Board and FINMA rulings

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In a recent decision, the Takeover Board had to assess the validity of a selective opting-up clause.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru