International Law Office

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Dieter Hauck

Family business and group privilege

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The cartel prohibition applies to activities between independent undertakings; however, it does not apply to activities between a controlling and a controlled undertaking, as such a subsidiary would not enjoy economic independence.

Michael Harowski

Fifth Circuit confirms Dorion test for maritime contracts

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently confirmed the Dorion test for determining whether a contract is a maritime contract and extended the test to all mixed service contracts.

Grzegorz Pobożniak

Downstream mergers under Polish company law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Code of Commercial Companies allows for mergers of both independent companies and related entities.

John Lane

Cybersecurity in Japan: being aware of your business partners' risks

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A recent high-profile theft of hard drives containing sensitive personal data has highlighted the need for Japan-based companies to ensure that their cybersecurity measures include processes for disposing of personal data that has been entrusted to them and reviewing their security controls regarding business partners who may come into contact with personal data.

Eamon Harrison Courtenay

International arbitration: key legislative developments

Arbitration & ADR - Belize
Courtenay Coye LLP

Arbitration in Belize is governed by the Arbitration Act.

Jörgen Larsson

Workplace harassment: employers' responsibilities and dismissal options

Employment & Benefits - Sweden
Wistrand

Workplace harassment between employees raises questions regarding employers' responsibility to maintain a healthy and sustainable work environment and what actions can be taken against disruptive employees.

OnDemand

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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