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Pelin Baysal

Constitutional Court rules on employers' review of employees' corporate emails

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Whether employers can review employees' corporate email accounts and rely on any findings collected during such an inspection in a potential termination is a controversial issue in terms of personal data protection and privacy.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Patent examination pilot programme for start-ups takes effect

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently announced a patent examination pilot programme for start-ups, effective 1 January 2021.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

Continuing rise of statutory adjudication

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

The surge in the number of disputes involving the statutory adjudication mechanism in the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (CIPAA) 2012 has led to a significant number of consequential challenges to adjudication decisions in the courts.

Marcel Meinhardt

Regulatory initiatives to boost sustainable finance and transition to clean energy

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Federal authorities have concluded that further efforts are needed for the Swiss financial sector to play its part in achieving Switzerland's climate targets, despite numerous financial institutions now holding stakes in companies that are developing clean energies and e-mobility.

Adalia Chan

Case settlement conferences given a 'festive' touch

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The judiciary administration has updated the Guidance Note for Case Settlement Conferences in Civil Cases in the District Court.

Ana Marjančić

Croatian Competition Agency examines legality of exclusivity clauses in lease agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

The Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) recently closed the infringement proceeding against Croatia's largest insurer which had been opened ex officio.

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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