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Jeremy Glover

Amey LG Ltd v Aggregate Industries UK Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A court recently considered the entirety of a building material supplier's actions – including its refusal to sign a draft deed and assertions that its terms were unacceptable – and deemed it impossible to see the conduct as an agreement of the totality of the draft deed's terms.

Moran Friedman

Weekly rest requirements for employees in Israel

Employment & Benefits - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Pursuant to Israeli employment law, an employer cannot employ workers on their weekly rest days unless it obtains a special permit from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Antony Sassi

No 'cherry picking' of wide-ranging without prejudice discussions

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In Poon v Poon, the defendant successfully applied to have certain paragraphs excluded from witness statements filed on behalf of the plaintiff on the basis that they referred to without prejudice conversations and meetings.

János Böszörményi

Article 15(3) of GDPR and right to access files or documents – an Austrian perspective

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr

With the adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the EU legislature intended to strengthen the rights of individuals (ie, data subjects or applicants) by giving them greater control over how their personal data is used.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court prohibits USPTO from shifting attorneys' fees in certain district court proceedings

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the US Patent and Trademark Office cannot shift the fees of its attorneys and paralegals to litigants in district court proceedings brought under Title 35, Section 145 of the US Code.

Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court acquits air traffic controller

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently upheld an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller who had cleared two aircraft in quick succession to take off from two crossing runways at Zurich airport.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA