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Kaitlyn Gulle

Fiery fight over Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board's latest agreement

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In 2019 the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board and the United Firefighters Union of Australia Operational Staff Agreement 2016 was approved.

Lloyd Harmetz

SEC charges Switzerland-based dealer for selling US investors unregistered SBS for bitcoins

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently charged a Switzerland-based securities dealer for offering and selling unregistered security-based swaps to US investors using bitcoins and for failing to transact its swaps on a registered national exchange.

Jeremy Glover

Amey LG Ltd v Aggregate Industries UK Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A court recently considered the entirety of a building material supplier's actions – including its refusal to sign a draft deed and assertions that its terms were unacceptable – and deemed it impossible to see the conduct as an agreement of the totality of the draft deed's terms.

Bradley Kruger

New opportunities for blockchain use in insurance industry

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It has been more than a decade since blockchain – or distributed ledger technology – appeared on the financial services landscape.

Michael Lips

Easier access to land register information

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

As of 1 July 2020, new provisions will apply to electronic access to land register data.

Rhidian David

More flexible regime for intra-group guarantees issued by public limited companies

Company & Commercial - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Law 2019-744 of 19 July 2019 seeks to simplify and update wide-ranging aspects of company law.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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