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Anna Turi

HCA imposes record fine on Booking.com for unfair commercial practices

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently imposed a record fine on Booking.com BV for undertaking unfair commercial practices by misleadingly advertising certain hotel rooms with "free cancellation" and engaging in pressure selling.

Amy Patterson

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act – what's changed?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

After the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was published on 20 May 2020, it raced through the House of Commons and the House of Lords, coming into force in under six weeks as the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, with some of the temporary measures taking effect from 1 March 2020.

Antony Sassi

Further guidance on remote civil hearings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A second guidance note on the use of remote hearings in civil proceedings took effect on 15 June 2020.

Cesare Galli

IP rights, market ecology and sustainability: strategic directions post-COVID-19

Intellectual Property - International
IP Law Galli

From every angle, intellectual property is one of the great engines of the contemporary world, which not only fosters (and must continue to foster in the post-COVID-19 economy) progressive developments in relation to technology and quality of life, but also carries the 'antibodies' needed to protect the environment.

Annemieke Spijker

Court rules that 'fear of loss' does not constitute damage under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

Under the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), carriers are liable for the total or partial loss of goods or damage to goods that occurs between the carrier taking charge of the goods and delivery.

Patricia Barboza

Guidelines on preventing COVID-19 in the workplace

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

The Ministry of the Economy and the Ministry of Health recently published Joint Ordinance Number 20, which provides the measures that employers must observe in order to prevent, control and mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission in their workplaces.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan