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Ole Kristian Olsby

LO and NHO agree temporary changes to temporary lay-off rules

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions and the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise recently agreed to temporarily extend the interruption period for temporary lay-offs from six weeks to 10 weeks.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court blesses momentous decision of representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently considered for the first time the blessing of a momentous decision of a court-appointed representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries of a trust to enter into a settlement agreement in respect of claims against the trust.

François Willems

More than a wine label when prestige is at stake

Intellectual Property - Belgium
GEVERS

When a trademark achieves a reputation, its owner can claim a broader protection which extends to goods and services not designated by their trademark registrations.

Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Court rules on policyholder's claim against insurer for information on stored personal data

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Cologne Higher Regional Court issued a decision on the scope of the right to information under the EU General Data Protection Regulation that has enormous implications for insurers that collect or process personal data.

Natalie Foster

Steel & Tube decision: Court of Appeal rules on sentencing and determining company's state of mind

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

After pleading guilty to 24 representative charges under the Fair Trading Act for false representations relating to seismic grade mesh, Steel & Tube received a fine from the District Court, which was increased by the High Court.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Guide to classifying and evaluating risks of most-favoured customer clauses

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

This article summarises how most-favoured customer (MFC) clauses became a major competition law issue in Turkey, especially for large online platforms, and how the relevant case law has developed.

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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