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Hugh Melamdowitz

Intellectual property: the lesser-known actor in film making

Intellectual Property - South Africa
Spoor & Fisher

In the film industry a lesser-known actor, so to speak, is intellectual property.

Pelin Baysal

New Constitutional Court ruling on employers' inspection of employees' corporate emails

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitutional Court has once again considered the rights of personal data protection and the freedom of communication in an employment context following an employer's inspection of an employee's corporate email account and the termination of the employee based on the outcome of such inspection.

Alison Vassallo

Court orders extension of effects of flag injunction to security deposited by debtor

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

A Section 37 injunction allows creditors, in circumstances which give rise to a maritime claim attracting the jurisdiction of the Maltese courts in rem, to obtain a court order which prohibits the vessel from being sold or entering any further mortgages until the merits of the case have been decided in the appropriate jurisdiction.

Emma Pinkerton

COVID-19 and business interruption insurance: implications for landlords and tenants

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Supreme Court's judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority's test case on non-damage business interruption cover for losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic has wide-ranging implications.

Adalia Chan

Court reviews implied undertaking not to use documents for collateral purpose

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently released a party from an implied undertaking not to use documents for a collateral purpose.

Sandra Coelen

Netherlands confronted with €1.4 billion ICSID claim in first Dutch investor-state arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

A German electricity generation company recently filed a request for arbitration against the Netherlands at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

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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