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Sergey Medvedev

Federal Anti-monopoly Service clarifies role of online messenger systems in advertising

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Advertisers are increasingly using online messenger systems to promote businesses, as well as their goods and services.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Act on Nullity compatibility with EU acquis communautaire

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

Since its adoption, the Act on Nullity has caused controversy, with some Croatian scholars and judges expressing their concern about (for example) its constitutionality and contravention of EU law.

Craig Cordle

The list goes on – why Guernsey bridges gap between funds and stock exchanges

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

It is well known that new investment company listings have been relatively sporadic of late – this is not entirely due to Brexit, but it is clear that Brexit has stalled a number of fundraisings which have gone out to market.

David Schwartz

Experimental use exception under recently amended Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada recently introduced the Budget Implementation Act 2, which brought about several changes to the Patent Act affecting the scope of protection available under Canadian patents.

Matthew J Howell

No fun in the sun: Trump administration further restricts aviation traffic to Cuba

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security recently announced rules designed to further restrict travel to Cuba, including eliminating a sub-category of authorised travel to Cuba entitled 'people-to-people educational travel'.

Susan I Gault-Brown

SEC clarifies investment adviser standard of conduct

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued an interpretive release designed to reaffirm, and in some cases clarify, the standard of conduct that investment advisers owe to their clients.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey