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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.

Geir Ove Røberg

Contractual options for stranded assets

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Despite it being almost six years since the 2014 oil price crash, there appears to still be only limited appetite for new investments in the offshore space, with many offshore investors and other stakeholders appearing to be keeping their powder dry until more obvious signs of an upturn are visible on the horizon.

Bradley Kruger

New opportunities for blockchain use in insurance industry

Insurance - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It has been more than a decade since blockchain – or distributed ledger technology – appeared on the financial services landscape.

Laura Pierallini

ENAC approves new drone regulation

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) recently approved a new drone regulation which will ease the transition to the EU Basic Regulation.

Huib Berendschot

Competence of district courts in summary proceedings relating to EU community designs

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Supreme Court recently requested a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning the competence of district courts in summary proceedings relating to EU community designs.

Laura Epplett

School no excuse for excessive absenteeism: arbitrator rules in upholding termination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In a recent arbitration decision, an arbitrator upheld the termination of a grievor for excessive absenteeism under the employer's absenteeism policy.

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