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Andreas Erotocritou

Schemes of arrangement and recent statutory amendments

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

Schemes of arrangement have advantages over other insolvency procedures.

Charalampos Kazantzis

Securitisation in shipping: Maltese perspective

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Asset-backed securitisation in the shipping sphere has recently come to prominence in light of traditional financiers' reluctance to finance shipping activities.

Samuel Yang

NHC issues guidelines on Big Data security for healthcare industry

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Health Commission recently released the Circular regarding Issuing National Health Medical Big Data Standards, Safety and Service Management Measures (For Trial Implementation).

Karsten Metzlaff

For want of an asterisk: regional court scrutinises franchisor's TV advertising

Franchising - Germany
Noerr LLP

The Munich Regional Court I recently established a new precedent for competition restriction, which is prohibited in franchising systems under the Act against Restraints on Competition.

Michael Withington

HKIA launches public consultation to update its guidelines

Insurance - Hong Kong
Howse Williams Bowers

The Hong Kong Insurance Authority (HKIA) will take over the regulation of insurance intermediaries from the three self-regulatory organisations in mid-2019.

Hans Eriksson

No infringement where software backups are passively stored

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The Supreme Court recently declared that the mere passive storage of backups of copyrighted software with expired licences does not constitute copyright infringement.

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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