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Bernhard Lötscher

Corporate criminal liability: commodity trader pays Sfr94 million for lack of organisational corruption prevention

White Collar Crime - Switzerland
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd

Under Swiss criminal law, criminal offences committed within a corporation during the course of its commercial activities may result in the corporation's direct criminal liability if the offence cannot be allocated to a specific individual within the corporation due to the corporation's deficient organisation.

Joel Stewart

PERM: employers, representatives and agents

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

Some employers have learned the hard way that the role of representatives and attorneys is clearly separated in the Programme Electronic Review Management (PERM) rule and that a violation of this rule may have serious consequences.

Jeroen Van Hezewijk

The Hague Court of Appeal sets aside ICC award because underlying purchase contract was procured by corruption

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

In recent setting aside proceedings, The Hague Court of Appeal had to decide whether an arbitral award issued in proceedings under the International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules had to be set aside due to the fact that the award was contrary to public policy.

Okan Can

Influencer advertising and brand protection

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

The Influencer Marketing Hub recently published The State of Influencer Marketing 2019: Benchmark Report, which showed that influencer marketing has grown exponentially in the past few years.

Colin Leckey

Tribunal finds that workers transfer under TUPE

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a surprise decision, with potentially wide-ranging ramifications, an employment tribunal has found that workers, as well as traditional employees, transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006.

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.

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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