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Carolyn Soakell

ECJ confirms that Tesco employees can make equal pay comparison based on EU law

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that Tesco shop workers can rely on EU law to compare themselves with distribution centre workers for the purposes of an equal pay claim.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Cartel Office provides guidance on Standards of Effective Compliance for first time

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher LLP

The Federal Cartel Office recently published its Standards of Effective Compliance.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: enforcement against real property – saisie

Real Estate - Guernsey
Ogier

'Saisie' (ie, to seize) is a court-driven Guernsey customary law process governed by the Saisie Procedure (Simplification) (Bailiwick) Order 1952.

Rachel Alexander

Court allows appeal in band name passing-off case

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

The Court of Appeal recently ruled to allow an appeal in a case which involved a band name dispute between two half-brothers, Ian and Winston Thomas.

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.

Daniel Maine

Principles applicable to 'insolvent' trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

It is important that trustees understand their obligations if their trust structure comes under financial stress.

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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