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Duck Soon Chang

KIPO begins policing 'idea theft' unfair competition

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The latest amendment to the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act introduced a new provision prohibiting unfair competition in connection with 'idea theft' – the unfair use of the ideas of another that were acquired as part of a business negotiation or transaction.

Benson R Cohen

Volcker Rule: agencies propose to implement community bank exemption and revise name-sharing rule

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The five US federal agencies responsible for implementing the Volcker Rule have individually released a related notice of proposed rulemaking.

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.

K Shanti Mogan

Court rules on threshold to set aside arbitral award that conflicts with public policy

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Federal Court recently clarified the high threshold required for an arbitral award to be set aside on grounds of public policy pursuant to Section 37 of the Arbitration Act.

Ulyarta Naibaho

Anti-corruption update: some encouragement for whistleblowers and first-ever prosecution of corporation

White Collar Crime - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

A number of anti-corruption developments took place in Indonesia in 2018.

Mathew Newman

Royal Court issues letter of request to High Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Two joint administrators recently applied to the Royal Court of Guernsey seeking an order that it issue the High Court of Justice of England and Wales with a letter of request to act in aid of and auxiliary to the Royal Court in recognising their appointment as administrators of a company.

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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