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Mattea Pullicino

Maltese perspective on EU Whistleblowing Directive

Employment & Benefits - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In 2013 Malta promulgated the Protection of the Whistleblower Act.

Shannon Rajan

MAVCOM imposes significant financial penalties on AirAsia, AirAsia X and Malaysia Airports (Sepang)

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) recently announced that it had imposed RM2 million fines on AirAsia Berhad and its long-haul sister airline AirAsia X Berhad.

Wang Yan

Disputes over geographical indications

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Geographical indications identify goods as originating from a certain region or locality, where a given quality, the reputation or another characteristic of the good is essentially attributable to the natural or humanistic features of the indicated place.

Will Pearce

Public M&A on trial: contested takeover schemes

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

UK public takeovers can be structured either as a court-approved scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2006 or a contractual offer.

Simon Tilling

Chemicals, Brexit and path to UK REACH

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

In January 2019 draft regulations were laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

Jonathan Crompton

Challenge to bank's suspension of account rejected

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court has rejected an application for summary judgment of a claim to release money frozen by a bank.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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