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Emre Kerim Yardimci

Improved audit mechanism introduced for geographical indications

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The Industrial Property Code has introduced a number of changes to the protection of industrial property rights in Turkey.

Vicky Lord

Primeo: should a liquidator alter register of members?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has held that a liquidator cannot use his or her statutory power pursuant to Section 112(2) of the Companies Law to rectify the register of members where the effect would be to override investors' proprietary rights.

Ian Mann

Dissenting shareholders: judicial management and e-discovery

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

In a partial ruling in Xiaodu Life Technology, the Cayman Islands Grand Court ruled on the scope of the company's discovery and the use of keyword searches; whether the number of information requests should be limited; and the number and conduct of management meetings, including whether they should be open or without prejudice..

Jay G Baris

Gemini co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss propose virtual commodity self-regulatory organisation

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Virtual currency exchange Gemini recently released a proposal to create the first self-regulatory organisation for US virtual currency exchanges.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Commercial cases worth less than TL100,000 now subject to simplified procedure

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Under Turkish law, there are two types of procedure in civil proceedings.

Ying Song

Compliance challenges facing internet undertakings

IT & Internet - China
AnJie Law Firm

Following a media report that certain mobile phone application software was infringing user privacy, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology organised talks with three internet companies.



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