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Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Banking - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

John Lane

Cybersecurity in Japan: being aware of your business partners' risks

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A recent high-profile theft of hard drives containing sensitive personal data has highlighted the need for Japan-based companies to ensure that their cybersecurity measures include processes for disposing of personal data that has been entrusted to them and reviewing their security controls regarding business partners who may come into contact with personal data.

Gerald A Stein

Understanding FTC's monetary equitable remedies under Section 13(b) for antitrust violations

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Until recently, the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) ability to seek monetary equitable remedies (particularly disgorgement and restitution) for alleged antitrust violations went virtually unchallenged.

Bart Heynickx

Limits to privileged claims

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

A Supreme Court judgment has clarified that new financing during reorganisation proceedings in principle results in new claims, leading to a privileged status of such claims in the framework of any subsequent liquidation.

Shay Teken

Employees' social rights: Employment of Women Law

Employment & Benefits - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Employment of Women Law entitles both women and men to certain parental rights, including limitations on the fields of work available to pregnant women, limitations on women's night shifts, the protection of employment during pregnancy, maternity leave (for both women and men) and limitations on termination of employment..

Athanassios Lambrou

Court of appeal finds EAR policy's defect exclusion clause unambiguous and straightforward

Insurance - Greece
Zemberis, Markezinis, Lambrou & Associates

Contract works policies contain exclusion clauses relating to the cost of rectifying defects in design, materials and workmanship, which offer rich grounds for disputes between underwriters and insureds.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, 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