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Charles Allen

Review of 'fraud exception' to summary judgment

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Summary judgment is not available in Hong Kong civil actions which include a claim based on an allegation of fraud.

Donna M Parisi

SEC finalises capital, margin and segregation requirements

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

As a further step towards the implementation of its security-based swap regime, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a number of long-awaited capital, margin and segregation requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants.

Samuel Yang

PBoC proposes new rules to regulate collection and processing of personal financial information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The People's Bank of China recently issued the Trial Measures for the Protection of Personal Financial Information/Data (Preliminary Draft) to relevant commercial banks in order to solicit their opinions.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisees can't have their cake and eat it too: statutory disclosure exemptions have consequences

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In recent years, many Canadian provinces have adopted franchise-specific disclosure laws with a view to remedying the inequality of bargaining power between franchisors and franchisees.

Eleanor Wilson

Eli Lilly granted leave to add new cause of action for direct infringement absent allegation of direct infringement

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Eli Lilly was recently granted leave to amend its pleadings to introduce a new cause of action for the direct infringement of claims relating to a new use without including an allegation that the product had been directly infringed.

Samuel Ljubicic

Granting of security interests in Switzerland

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Until recently, Swiss regulations had no direct impact on the country's corporate lending market or the documentation of corporate loans.

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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