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Charlotte Brown

Guernsey's data protection regime – shifting attitudes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

A shift in Guernsey's corporate and individual attitude towards the misuse of data is now central to the Office of the Data Protection Authority's (ODPA's) future approach to governance and enforcement in Guernsey.

Agus Ahadi Deradjat

Government acts to regulate booming e-commerce sector and foreign providers operating in Indonesian market

Company & Commercial - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Despite being mandated by Article 66 of the Trade Law, which entered into force in 2014, a government regulation specifically focused on e-commerce has only recently been issued after having been under discussion since 2015.

Raphael Mellerio

Intercompany financing: alternative financing method for franchisees?

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The overriding principle which governs credit transactions in France has been relaxed over time in order to allow for, among other things, intragroup financing.

Alexander Vida

All that jazz: bad-faith trademark applications

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Hungarian case law has prohibited acting in bad faith for centuries – particularly since the introduction of the Civil Code 1958 and the Trademark Act 1979.

Anat Shavit

Tax implications of sale of functions, assets and risks to affiliates

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

In a recent decision, a district court in Israel ruled in favour of Broadcom Semiconductor Ltd and rejected the Israeli Tax Authority's claim that Broadcom Semiconductor was required to pay additional taxes of NIS100 million due to the deemed sale of its main functions and assets to affiliated companies.

Gemma Taylor

Vegans protected by Equality Act: what does it mean for employers?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

According to an employment tribunal in the widely reported case brought by Jordi Casamitjana, ethical veganism can be a philosophical belief that is protected under the Equality Act.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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