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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.

Alexander Ross

Ofcom publishes annual study into online habits

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

Ofcom says that its Online Nation 2021 study reveals a year lived online.

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.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

What constitute good reasons for an order to sell a vessel pendente lite?

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

Pursuant to the Rules of Court 2012, the high courts have inherent jurisdiction to order the appraisement and sale pendente lite of a vessel arrested by a high court sheriff as security for a plaintiff's claim.

Zhigang Zhu

SPC publishes six exemplary cases relating to punitive damages

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In China, decisions in which punitive damages are claimed and supported by the court are becoming increasingly frequent.

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.

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