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April McClements

Are GDPR fines insurable in Ireland?

Insurance - Ireland
Matheson

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) recently introduced a new regime of administrative fines for data protection infringements and provided for a tiered penalty structure based on the nature of the infringement.

Lloyd Harmetz

SEC requests comment on securities offering exemptions

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently requested public comment on ways to simplify, harmonise and improve the registration exemptions under the Securities Act.

Paulo Monteverde

Lisbon Court of Appeal finds that BELCANTO is a "trademark with a reputation"

Intellectual Property - Portugal
Baptista Monteverde & Associados

The Lisbon Court of Appeal recently found that the trademark BELCANTO, used by the Belcanto restaurant in Lisbon, was a "trademark with a reputation" and another party's application to register the trademark to sell wines.

Whitney Judson

Timing is everything: how early retention of expert consultants can make or break construction claims

Construction - USA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Resolving construction disputes often involves unravelling complex issues and requires the analyses and opinions of expert witnesses in various industries relating to the project.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Regulation in Guernsey – what happens when it goes wrong

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

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Lucy Lewis

IR35 – what is changing and what you need to do

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government is committed to cracking down on disguised employment.

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