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Michael Woller

Influencer marketing – Advertising Council adopts specific rules

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

'Influencer marketing' means taking advantage of bloggers and other persons who have their own social media channels to promote goods and services.

Tim Clipstone

Fund managers' perspective on Guernsey substance proposals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Guernsey government has brought in new regulations to impose an economic substance test for Guernsey tax-resident companies to meet the requirements of the EU Council's Code of Conduct Group.

Gerlind Wisskirchen

Digitalisation and codetermination: Facebook, Google Maps... and now Twitter

Employment & Benefits - Germany
CMS

After the sensational Facebook ruling rendered by the Federal Labour Court in 2016, the discrepancy between rapid digitalisation and restrictive case law with regard to Section 87(I)(6) of the Works Constitution Act has once again become the focus of attention in a labour law dispute.

Rainer Herzig

Social security system to undergo restructure – but will it achieve cost savings?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian social security system has been characterised by regional and occupational fragmentation and the domination of employee representatives.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition aspects of merger control: 2018 M&A status report

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published its annual M&A status report, which outlines statistics concerning merger control decisions with regard to the number of transactions, the parties' country of origin, economic activities and transaction values.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Natural gas distribution and supply sector is undergoing reform

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

A draft law on the further unbundling and privatisation of the public natural gas company DEPA was recently submitted to Parliament.

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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