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Victor Onyegbado

Judicial saga of crew wage claims

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

In a recent ruling concerning a claim for crew wages, the National Industrial Court held that Section 254C(1)(a) of the Constitution clearly vests the court with the exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine civil causes and matters relating to or connected with labour, employment, trade unions or industrial relations and matters arising from the workplace.

Peter S Spivack

DOJ updates roadmap to effective compliance programmes

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has updated its guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes, providing increased clarity on some of the key questions that prosecutors ask in assessing the adequacy of corporate compliance programmes when making charging, sentencing and plea and settlement decisions.

Colin Leckey

Home and away – when working from home means working abroad

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

COVID-19 is causing many employees to ask if they can work from home for an extended period overseas (eg, because it is their home nation or because their family is based there).

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Recent amendments to law on protection of competition

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

After rounds of revisions and failed enactment attempts over a span of several years, the proposal for amendments to Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition has finally been approved by Parliament.

Brent De Jonghe

Did you know: domain name registration is no substitute for trademark registration?

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Unlike a trademark, a domain name is a contractual right which is primarily used to identify a website.

Manavendra Mishra

Foreign arbitral award allows exit based on put option? "No worries" says Bombay High Court

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Bombay High Court recently passed an order in favour of the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award which had been rendered by an arbitral tribunal constituted under the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Arbitration Rules.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan