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Daniel Anthony

Blurred line between fact and fiction undermines copyright

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

A recent judgment ruled on whether copyright should subsist in fictional elements of a work that was marketed, published and perceived to be historically factual.

Andriani Kantilieraki

Approved Preventive Action Plan for security of gas supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Regulatory Authority for Energy recently approved the Preventive Action Plan, which regulates the measures to be taken to ensure the security of gas supply in compliance with the EU Gas Supply Standard Regulation.

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.

Min Lee Tan

Court rules that management corporation may sue developer for latent defects in common property

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

When the statutory duty to "properly maintain the common property and keep it in a state of good and serviceable repair" is passed to a management corporation, does the corporation have standing to sue the developer for any defects in the common property? A high court recently addressed this question in a decision which is a significant and welcoming legal development concerning strata and building management..

Fabio Ferreira Kujawski

ANPD announces public consultation on supervision and application of LGPD penalties

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Brazil
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

The Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD) recently published a draft resolution that provides the details of its enforcement of the Data Protection Act (LGPD).

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court clarifies that provisions in terminated collective agreements can remain effective

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In its judgment in the 'Grefsenhjemmet case', the Supreme Court clarified that provisions on salary increases for long service in a collective bargaining agreement must be regarded as wage terms incorporated into individual employment contracts, and that they do not lapse following the termination of the collective agreement.

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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