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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

2020 heralds insolvency law changes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The States of Guernsey recently passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings.

Pedro Cortés

Macau responds to regulatory trends with new Cybersecurity Law

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In June 2019 the Legislative Assembly of the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) enacted the Cybersecurity Law.

Garon Anthony

Beware of Quincecare: update from Supreme Court

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In 2018 the Court of Appeal rejected a stockbrocker's appeal against the High Court's decision that it owed a client a Quincecare duty.

Sophie Arseneault

No time wasted: years as dependent contractor included in calculation of employee's notice of termination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed that years spent as a dependent contractor may count when calculating notice of termination for a contractor turned employee who is terminated without cause.

Hui Huang

Supreme People's Court Honda OEM case: end of a long story?

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

When goods are manufactured in China by an original equipment manufacturer factory for export, the foreign buyer is not always the owner in China of the trademark that is affixed on the goods.

Jeremy Prain

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to resolve international disputes.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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