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CEE legislation tracker: Turkey

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COVID-19 and investment protection

As the world grapples with COVID-19, we are seeing some of the most unprecedented State measures of our time. Measures causing severe financial damage to many businesses and industries. Where does that leave foreign investors? Will they be able to claim compensation?

Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness. Some other countries in the CEE region have also adopted measures to combat the consequences of COVID-19 as detailed in the following overview…

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Labour relations in the context of quarantine due to coronavirus (Uzbekistan)

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Updates from Canadian courts in response to Covid-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, courts across Canada are drastically reducing their operations. This article provides ongoing updates on the operations of key Canadian courts, as well as links to the latest press releases published by each court.

Kazakhstan: Additional restrictions on export of food adopted in connection with Covid-19

By Assel Ilyasova On 31 March 2020, the Eurasian Economic College adopted an additional decision aimed at establishing a temporary export ban of food products from the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union[1]: Until 30 June 2020, the ban was established on the export of onions, garlic, turnips, rye, rice, buckwheat, millet, cereals, wholemeal flour […]

Copyrights in commercial films

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New era of bilaterally negotiated power purchase agreements

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