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Peggy Sharon

Class action for bodily injury due to environmental pollution

Environment & Climate Change - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A non-profit organisation filed a claim and a motion to certify the claim as a class action against 30 plants in the Haifa Bay region, arguing that the plants have polluted the environment and caused bodily injuries to the class members who were exposed to the hazardous materials which the plants emitted.

Begüm Yavuzdoğan Okumuş

Processing employee data in light of recent DPA and court decisions

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitution protects private life and in 2016 the Data Protection Law was enacted, furthering the protection of personal data.

Florian Terharen

Facial recognition technology: regulations and use

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr

In recent years there has been an increased use of technologies that match a person's digital image to a picture database.

Rachael Markham

Insolvency protection laws extended – where are we now?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 introduced a number of temporary changes to UK insolvency laws.

Bernd Rajal

Energy communities – is a business licence required?

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

Energy communities' electricity generation, supply and sale and offering and rendering of energy services raises the question of whether they fall within the scope of the Industrial Code 1994.

Dmitry Ekenin

Civil Code amendments: invention and utility model patents

Intellectual Property - Russia
Sojuzpatent

In 2020 Federal Law 262-FZ made several amendments to the Civil Code regarding the examination of invention and utility model patent applications.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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