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Jonathan Crompton

Challenge to bank's suspension of account rejected

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court has rejected an application for summary judgment of a claim to release money frozen by a bank.

Gordon Drakes

Data protection post-Brexit: a game of 3D chess

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The year 2019 was one of high-octane political drama for the United Kingdom, culminating in its withdrawal from the European Union.

Marwa M Hassoun

First unilateral export control on AI software issued

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

After a more than one-year wait, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has imposed controls on its first 'emerging technology' – software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery.

Katie Lee

Canadian Institute for Health Information publishes drug spending statistics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently published statistics on drug spending, finding that in 2018 approximately 40% of drug spending was spent on 2% of beneficiaries.

Jennie Cherry

Preparing US tax and information returns: Forms 3520 and 3520-A

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is ramping up compliance initiatives targeting failures to file US tax and information returns.

Maya Ito

New breeze: floating offshore wind

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism recently designated an area off the coast of Goto City as the first zone dedicated to the promotion of offshore wind projects under the Act Promoting the Use of Marine Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Generation Facilities.

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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