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Jeroen Van Hezewijk

The Hague Court of Appeal sets aside ICC award because underlying purchase contract was procured by corruption

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

In recent setting aside proceedings, The Hague Court of Appeal had to decide whether an arbitral award issued in proceedings under the International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules had to be set aside due to the fact that the award was contrary to public policy.

Vlad Săndulescu

Parliament eases procedure for setting up new companies

Company & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

A series of minor yet impactful amendments will shortly be introduced to the Companies Law, making it easier for investors and entrepreneurs to set up a new company.

Constantin Herfurth

Data protection across all borders? GDPR's territorial scope

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently adopted its final guidelines on the territorial scope of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Bernd Rajal

Supreme Court rules on distribution network operators' obligation to connect

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently considered whether distribution network operators must provide network users with a written cost estimate for a grid connection even if the general obligation to connect final customers to the grid is still in dispute and has yet to be decided by the competent authority.

Jennie Cherry

Overview (January 2020)

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

US gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption amounts have been updated for tax year 2020.

Geraldine Elliott

Guaranteed to fail? Oral funding arrangements may be enforceable

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Funding arrangements should be in writing or at least impose a primary obligation on the funder to pay.

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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