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Luke Tapp

DIFC Data Protection Law – actions for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

When the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Data Protection Law came into force, it gave organisations a three-month grace period until 1 October 2020 to ensure compliance with the new provisions.

Johnson Li

Landmark judicial interpretation promulgated in patent administrative cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently promulgated the Provisions on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Laws in Adjudicating Administrative Cases Involving Granting and Affirmation of Patent Rights, which is the first judicial interpretation concerning the trial of patent administrative cases.

Dwight Glinton

COVID-19: force majeure and contract frustration

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted commercial activity on a global scale, challenging contracting parties' ability to fulfil their legal obligations.

Samuel Yang

State Council to formulate CII security protection regulations

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

The General Office of the State Council recently issued the 2020 Legislative Plan, which includes several laws applicable to the cybersecurity sector, such as the Regulations on Network Protection of Minors and the Regulations on the Security Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure..

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

London arbitral award not enforced in Netherlands

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Charterparties commonly contain an arbitration clause.

Martin André Dittmer

Digital companies under increased scrutiny

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

As digital platforms become increasingly popular, new competition law concerns are arising both nationally and globally.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan