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Samuel Yang

Draft rules on collection of personal data by apps revised

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

The App Governance Panel recently published a new draft of the Information Security Technology – Basic Specification for Collecting Personal Information in Mobile Internet Applications.

Asli Tireli

Assessing individual character of design applications

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

A design is accepted as having individual character if its overall impression could be distinguished by a so-called 'informed user' from a prior design made available to the public.

Dieter Schwampe

Proximate cause of grounding in bad weather after engine problems and insurers' right to information

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Bremen Court of Appeal recently held that the proximate cause of a vessel's grounding after its main engine had cut out was the bad weather, rather than the engine problem.

Scott D Stein

Ninth Circuit invited to weigh in on public disclosure bar falsity

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

A US District Court for the Central District of California judge recently granted a stay and certified two questions for interlocutory appeal in a relator's False Claims Act suit.

Guy Castegnaro

Moral harassment in the workplace: what is Luxembourg's stance?

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The International Labour Conference recently adopted Convention 190 on Violence and Harassment at Work, which reminds member states of their responsibility to promote a general environment of zero tolerance.

Anat Shavit

Digital tax developments

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) set a goal to deliver by 2020 a final report that includes a consensus approach with respect to the challenges of the digital economy, both the allocation of taxation rights (pillar one) and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting issues (pillar two).

OnDemand

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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