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Marco Penna

Public consultation on techno-finance sandbox launched

Banking - Italy
Legance – Avvocati Associati

The Ministry of Economy and Finance recently launched a public consultation process on a draft decree setting out the rules for a fintech sector regulatory sandbox.

Gordon Drakes

Franchising, Brexit and trademarks – what now?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) recently published a short, reassuring update about what happens to IP rights during the transition period following the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

Kate McKenna

CCPC continues trend of imposing behavioural remedies

Competition & Antitrust - Ireland
Matheson

In its recent decision on CVC's acquisition of Celtic Rugby DAC (the rights holder in respect of the PRO14 rugby union competition), the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission continued its trend of imposing behavioural remedies which are unusual in an international context.

Sharon Shefer

Declination letter, statement of defence and what lies in-between

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court clarified the boundary between maintaining the commissioner of insurance's directive requiring the full grounds and reasons for dismissing a claim to be included in a letter of declination and insurers' right to provide additional details in their statement of defence.

Zeina Obeid

Public-private partnerships

Projects & Procurement - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

In 2017 Parliament passed Law 48 Regulating Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

Luke Tapp

Impact of share or asset sales on employees

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

Share or asset sales can significantly affect employees, particularly with regard to dismissal.

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