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Pelin Baysal

New Constitutional Court ruling on employers' inspection of employees' corporate emails

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitutional Court has once again considered the rights of personal data protection and the freedom of communication in an employment context following an employer's inspection of an employee's corporate email account and the termination of the employee based on the outcome of such inspection.

Ian Mirandah

Fee waivers and modifications available to IP owners

Intellectual Property - Malaysia
Mirandah Asia

The government recently took steps to ensure that corporate IP owners which have been adversely affected by government measures introduced to curb the COVID-19 crisis are not excessively burdened by certain official fees of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Office.

Jennifer L Key

Order 872-related FERC and state proceedings initiated in its initial weeks of effectiveness

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Now that Order 872 has been effective for a few weeks, the first few proceedings that will inform its implementation have commenced.

Richard Schmidt

CCP amendment: fairer balance between form and content

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

The Civil Code of Procedure, which has been criticised for sacrificing fundamental rights to achieve accelerated civil proceedings, has finally been amended by the legislature.

Kevin Spencer

Exxon prevails in $200 million tax penalty case

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently ruled in favour of Exxon Mobil Corporation in its battle against the government over tax penalties.

Robert J Ernest

CIT assigns panel for 301 litigation on US imports from China – update on options to recover tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently took long-awaited action on the nearly 4,000 cases challenging the Section 301 duties imposed on goods from China.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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