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Beril Yayla Sapan

Survival of parties' will for penalty clauses in employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court General Assembly on the Unification of Judgments recently concluded that penalty clauses agreed for the unjust termination of a fixed-term employment contract before its end date are valid and enforceable even if the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite nature due to a lack of objective conditions required by law to conclude fixed-term contracts..

Peggy Sharon

Lightning damage to aircraft on incoming flights – Aviation Services Law special circumstances

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In most cases, flights are operated by aircraft that arrive at an airport from a previous flight.

David R Hamill

Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process now underway: don't miss the chance to lower your duty payments

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) recently began accepting petitions as part of the 2019 Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process.

Costas Stamatiou

New regulations on fees and dues for ocean-going commercial ships

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry recently issued the Merchant Shipping (Fees and Dues with respect to Ocean Going Commercial Cyprus Ships) Regulations, which contain the new fees and charges payable for ocean-going commercial ships registered in Cyprus.

David Schwartz

New Patent Rules in force

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Canada has now reached the end of its journey to implement the Patent Law Treaty, with new Patent Rules and associated amendments to the Patent Act recently coming into force.

Daphne Ionides

Interlocutory injunctions as a post-judgment tool

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

An interim or interlocutory injunction is a court order effectively ordering a party to carry out or refrain from carrying out an action for a certain period.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey