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Paul Van den Bulck

DPA fines social media platform for data processing during referral programme

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Belgium
AKD

The Belgian Protection Authority (DPA) recently fined a social media platform €50,000 for processing personal data during the scope of a referral programme without an appropriate legal basis.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

COVID-19: Ministry of Works FAQs regarding RMCO

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Ministry of Works has issued a standard operating procedure for the construction industry (Construction SOP), effective for the duration of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

He Wei

CNIPA releases exposure draft on Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In March 2020 the China National Intellectual Property Administration released an exposure draft on the Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names.

Oliver Payne

Standard directions in Section 238 appraisal proceedings confirmed

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In a decision that provides additional certainty to dissenting shareholders, the Grand Court has rejected a company's efforts to recast the procedural framework for appraisal proceedings brought under Section 238 of the Companies Law (as revised).

Keiji Tonomura

Amendments to foreign direct investment regulations on foreign investment in Japanese technology companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI) in Japan, as well as its related cabinet orders, ministerial ordinances and public notifications, came into force and was fully implemented as of 7 June 2020.

Oliver Payne

Standard directions in Section 238 appraisal proceedings confirmed

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In a decision that provides additional certainty to dissenting shareholders, the Grand Court has rejected a company's efforts to recast the procedural framework for appraisal proceedings brought under Section 238 of the Companies Law (as revised).

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