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Mark M Brennan

California enacts another CCPA – robocall legislation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed the Consumer Call Protection Act 2019 to address the rise in deceptive robocalls and protect consumers from fraudulent calls.

Shubhangi Pathak

FDI in insurance intermediaries – an update

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently notified the Indian Insurance Companies (Foreign Investment) Amendment Rules 2019 and the IRDAI (Insurance Intermediaries) (Amendment) Regulations 2019, which have introduced additional conditions with which insurance intermediaries that have a majority shareholding of foreign investors must comply.

Marie Behle Pondji

Employee surveillance in GDPR era

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

Following the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, employers are no longer obliged to notify and receive prior authorisation from the National Commission for Data Protection to undertake surveillance in the context of an employment relationship.

Sergio Passerini

Employee dismissed for giving confidential company documents to former colleague

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

The directors of a credit company placed under extraordinary administration for serious irregularities learned that an employee had covertly given the company's former general manager some confidential company documents, which he had had no reason to access.

Michael Lips

Environmental responsibility of Swiss-based companies and related popular initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In 2016 the so-called 'Responsible Business Initiative' was submitted to the Swiss Federal Chancellery.

Nicolaj Kleist

Uncertainties regarding eighth tender for oil and gas exploration in Danish North Sea

Energy & Natural Resources - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities recently invited companies to take part in the eighth Danish licensing round for oil and gas exploration and production in the Danish North Sea.

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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

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