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Paul Otto

New York enacts new data security laws

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The New York governor recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents.

Lynn Ing

Updates to guidance documents: what you need to know

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada recently released a revised Guidance Document: Administrative Processing of Submissions and Applications Involving Human or Disinfectant Drugs, which is effective immediately.

Raphael Mellerio

Franchisor's change of control and its impact on renewing existing franchise contracts

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The Paris Court of Appeal recently held that a franchisor had not breached its duty of loyalty towards its franchisee in reorganising its business following its change of control.

Pieter Lombard

Nedbank and IT entrepreneurs in developing patent saga

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Two IT entrepreneurs recently applied for an interdict to prevent an asset management company from using (ie, infringing) their invention.

Sergio Passerini

Supreme Court of Cassation finds that aim of greater productivity justified employee's dismissal

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court of Cassation decision examined whether there were justified objective reasons for an employer to dismiss an employee following his refusal to reduce his hours in the wake of a company reorganisation to reduce labour costs and increase productivity.

Constantinos Pashiardis

District court reaffirms narrow scope of public policy argument against recognition of arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of a London Court of International Arbitration award, which the respondents argued was contrary to Cypriot public policy pursuant to the New York Convention.

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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