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David R Hamill

Automotive industry: global players face tightened US trade rules

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The growing role that international trade rules are playing has led many corporate leaders to look beyond regularly imposed tariffs.

Kaan Demir

Restrictions on bearer shares to counter financing of terrorism

Corporate & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

The Turkish Grand National Assembly has promulgated the Act on the Prevention of the Financing of Propagation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, which foresees material amendments to the Commercial Code's provisions regarding bearer share certificates.

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.

Marc Kish

Third-party litigation funding and Private Funding of Legal Services Act

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Parliament recently passed the landmark Private Funding of Legal Services Act.

Marco Manzone

Exercise of maritime liens on cargo to secure credits for freight and demurrages

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Civitavecchia Tribunal recently considered a vessel owner's application to exercise a maritime lien on a quantity of coal carried on board the vessel to secure its freight balance, demurrages and expenses towards the charterer after the charterer applied to open insolvency proceedings.

Marianna Furtado de Mendonça

Growing e-commerce market entails increased brand protection measures

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

According to the latest Webshoppers report, Brazilian e-commerce grew by 47% in the first half of 2020, the highest recorded increase in the past 20 years.

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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