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César Navarro

Difference in severance for employees under service agreements and permanent employees is not discriminatory

Employment & Benefits - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In a preliminary ruling in a case referred to it by the Galicia High Court, the European Court of Justice has confirmed the existence of objective grounds which justify a difference in compensation paid on the termination of works contracts linked to a specific service (ie, 12 days' salary) and the termination of permanent contracts (ie, 20 days' salary).

Joanne Edwards

Nuptial agreements and wealth protection

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Divorce can pose a significant risk to a family's or an individual's wealth.

Yoshikazu Sugino

New resident status categories for foreign nationals

Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Two new resident status categories for foreign nationals were recently put in place in order to cope with Japan's labour shortage.

Donald J Kasslike

OFAC issues Iran-Related Civil Aviation Industry Advisory

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently issued its Iran-Related Civil Aviation Industry Advisory.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Schedule for competitive procedures in 2019 and 2020

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The minister of environment and energy recently amended the competitive procedures for determining operating state aid granted as feed-in premiums for 2019 and 2020.

George Ioannou

Supreme Court rejects administrative recourse challenging compulsory acquisition notice

Real Estate - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

The Supreme Court recently rejected a first-instance rejection of a property owner's request for the return of land that had been compulsorily acquired by the state in 1977.

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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