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Meaghan Kent

Supreme Court weighs in on fair use and finds that Google's use of Java SE API is fair

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

After 10 years of litigation, the Supreme Court has put an end to the copyright case of the century, Google v Oracle, ruling that Google's use of Oracle's application programming interface Java code in the development of its Android operating system is a fair use as a matter of law.

Síobhra Rush

New code of practice on right to disconnect

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government has published its promised code of practice on the right to disconnect from work outside normal working hours.

Anke C Sessler

Right to be heard in arbitral proceedings – recent case law on set-aside proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - Germany
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

The right to be heard is a universally accepted principle which the Federal Constitutional Court has described as a 'primordial procedural right'.

Rachael Markham

Insolvency protection laws extended – where are we now?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 introduced a number of temporary changes to UK insolvency laws.

Gan Khong Aik

No escape from paying minimum wage

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision has confirmed that the hotel industry cannot use a service charge to supplement employees' wages in order to meet the minimum threshold for wage requirements.

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