International Law Office

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Maya Ito

New law aims to facilitate offshore renewable projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Although Japan has significant offshore renewable energy output potential, a number of issues – both systemic and technological – have hindered efforts to develop its offshore renewable market.

Audrey Whyte

Disability case: Supreme Court clarifies extent of employers' duty to provide reasonable accommodation

Employment & Benefits - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

A recent Supreme Court decision clarifies the legal principles to be applied to the question of which measures of reasonable accommodation an employer should consider to enable disabled employees to participate in the workforce.

Kaan Demir

What are your duties as a director of a joint stock company?

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

Boards of directors are the administrative and representative bodies of joint stock companies.

Shannon Rajan

Now everyone can fly… with even fewer headaches! Amendments to MAVCOM Protection Code

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission Protection Code 2016 was recently amended.

Sıla Başaran

Non-registered cartoon characters may enjoy trademark protection in Turkey

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

The physical appearance, name, expressions used and other distinctive components relating to or associated with copyrighted works or characters may enjoy trademark protection in Turkey irrespective of whether they are registered there.

Matthew C Morse

Update on implementation of H-1B registration rule for employers filing H-1B cap-subject petitions for FY 2021

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

In January 2019 the US Department of Homeland Security passed a rule that amended the regulations governing the H-1B cap-subject selection process.

OnDemand

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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