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Claudia Bock

Supreme Administrative Court backs gun-jumping decision

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

In 2017 the Office for the Protection of Competition imposed a gun-jumping fine of Kc4.9 million (approximately €190,000) on Armex Oil sro, a company active in the wholesale fuel market (gasoline and diesel).

Simon Hart

Largest 'white elephant' in history of group actions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

BHP has successfully applied to strike out 200,000 claims as an abuse of process.

Bernardo Freitas

Equity crowdfunding: alternative method of fundraising during COVID-19 pandemic

Banking & Financial Services - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

Equity crowdfunding is a form of online fundraising conducted via an electronic platform for participatory investment which can help to boost business.

Gabrielle Rahming

New legislation aims to promote proper use of environment

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

In December 2019 Parliament passed a package of environmental bills geared towards developing, reinforcing and strengthening the laws which promote and support the management, protection, enhancement and proper use of the Bahamian environment.

Lee Nair

Lockdowns and remote working – to what extent can employees be monitored?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

With reports of businesses increasingly taking steps to monitor staff who are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a key question that has emerged is whether employers can actively monitor those who are working remotely and, if so, how intrusive can that monitoring be? This article discusses the legal considerations and how employers can strike an appropriate and fair balance between work and home life..

Masakazu Masujima

Insurance solicitation using web conferencing systems

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, insurance solicitation using Zoom and other web-based conferencing systems has attracted more attention than ever before since such systems enable insurance solicitors and customers to visually communicate with each other from remote locations.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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