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Luca Daffra

Authorisations for processing employee data revised

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

Following the General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR's) entry into force, the legislature asked the Data Protection Authority to review and update the so-called 'general authorisations' that it issued to allow the processing of sensitive data in the absence of the data subject's consent.

Rachel Devon

What's in a tweet? Employer does not have to pay settlement funds after grievor takes to Twitter

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In a recent case, the arbitrator found that the employer need not pay the agreed settlement funds because the grievor's tweets breached the settlement's confidentiality provisions.

Emily Rome

One bad disclosure apple can spoil the whole full and frank barrel

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently provided a further reminder of the perils of failing to comply with the duty of full and frank disclosure on ex parte applications.

Ursula Baravalle

Patentability of living things – a South African approach

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Patent protection of living organisms – and the substances derived therefrom – has long been an area of confusion and controversy in South Africa.

Keith Robinson

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

A recent Supreme Court judgment has once again confirmed Bermuda's status as a sophisticated, arbitration-friendly jurisdiction.

David R Hamill

Round-up on Section 301 China tariffs: new tariffs, new deadlines, new uncertainty

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

List 4A goes into effect, all Section 301 tariffs are to increase by 5%, the US Trade Representative deadlines loom and the president has ordered US companies to "search for alternatives" to China sourcing.

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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