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Kay C Georgi

USTR opens new front in trade wars with proposed France duties

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Trade Representative recently announced that it has determined that France's digital services tax is unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens or restricts US commerce, and that it is proposing additional ad valorem duties of up to 100% on products from France under Section 301 of the Trade Act 1974.

David Maria Marino

Insurance Distribution Directive – new IVASS measures expected

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

The Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) recently launched a public consultation on two separate documents containing additional rules implementing the local and EU laws on insurance distribution (and other ancillary provisions).

Michael Lips

Easier access to land register information

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

As of 1 July 2020, new provisions will apply to electronic access to land register data.

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).

CV Chen

Patent Act amendments: a guide

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The current Patent Act was amended on 18 January 2018 and took effect on 1 May 2018.

Manavendra Mishra

Seat/venue/place saga continues: Supreme Court reverses view and declares earlier judgments bad law

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently decided key issues relating to the interpretation of arbitration clauses and the scope of appealable orders under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

OnDemand

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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