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Filiz Toprak Esin

Turkey's Corruption Perceptions Index ranking falls again

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Transparency International recently published the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects the public sector corruption perspective of non-governmental organisations and representatives of the business world.

Neil Napper

How to avoid business relocation blues

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

A growing workforce, strategic expansion or the end of a lease can force businesses to relocate their premises or employees.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission investigates nine animal feed manufacturers for deceptive marketing

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently initiated proceedings against nine animal and livestock feed manufacturers for engaging in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act 2010.

John Gurley

Steel and aluminium Section 232 determinations: boardroom angst

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Now that President Trump has made his determination on the tariffs to be applied as a result of the Section 232 investigations of certain imports of steel and aluminium products, boardrooms around the globe are pondering the short and long-term implications for their corporate bottom lines.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit identifies circumstances militating against early or summary Section 101 determinations

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

A number of district court decisions have held patent claims to be ineligible under Section 101 during motions brought at the start of litigation or on motions for summary judgment.

Adrian Miedema

Possession of small amount of marijuana was just cause to fire employee

Litigation - Canada

The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has upheld the firing of a unionised millwright who was caught with a small amount of marijuana in his pocket before boarding a helicopter that would transport him to an offshore platform.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey