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Beril Yayla Sapan

Termination ban, unilateral unpaid leave and short-time working allowance extended again

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Pursuant to three presidential decrees recently published in the Official Gazette, the termination ban and unilateral unpaid leave, which were due to expire by 17 January 2021, have been extended until 17 March 2021.

Galina Petkova

CPC introduces pre-notification contact in merger proceedings

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Schoenherr

From 1 January 2021, the Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) will be available for pre-notification discussions.

Ajay Bhargava

Conundrum of accord and satisfaction when appointing arbitral tribunals

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

There are several ways in which parties can discharge their contractual obligations – for example, the doctrine of accord and satisfaction.

Samuel Yang

Ministry of Commerce to launch pilot programme on cross-border data transfer security management

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In August 2020 the Ministry of Commerce issued the Master Plan for Comprehensively Deepening the Pilot Programme on the Innovative Development of Trade in Services.

Feng Zheng

Legislative overview 2020: patent law, trade secrets and judicial interpretations

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

During a volatile 2020, China's legislature completed the overhaul of an amendment to patent and copyright law and promulgated varied judicial interpretations and policy documents projected to bring substantial changes to the nation's IP landscape from 2021.

Stephan Schmalzl

Eye-catching decision on advertising of consumer loans

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether ads for consumer loans which stated a monthly rate in the main text and a debit interest rate "from...

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