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Beril Yayla Sapan

Termination ban and unilateral unpaid leave extended once again

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

In April 2020 the termination ban and unilateral unpaid leave came into force, prohibiting employers from terminating any employment contract – regardless of whether it fell within the scope of the Labour Act – for three months as of the effective date of the law.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Chisako Yagi

Court dismisses Starbucks's trademark invalidation request despite survey results

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The IP High Court recently confirmed the Japan Patent Office (JPO) Trial and Appeal Board's decision to dismiss Starbucks Corporation's request to invalidate a trademark which had a similar composition to that of its own.

Constantin Herfurth

EDPB guidelines on personal data breaches: what controllers need to know

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently published the Guidelines on Examples Regarding Data Breach Notification.

Jesper Windahl

Is an FOB seller which receives a bill of lading bound by its jurisdiction clause?

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently considered whether a freight on board seller which had received a bill of lading as a receipt for delivery of cargo was bound by said bill of lading's jurisdiction clause.

Neetika Ahuja

MCA introduces stricter compliance requirements for LLPs

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In order to improve limited liability partnership (LLP) compliance and regulate the designated partners of LLPs, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently stated that it will extend certain sections of the Companies Act 2013 to the Limited Liability Partnership Act and therefore LLPs.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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