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Arthur Shay

Taiwan accelerates ban on Chinese OTT TV services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The Taiwanese government recently accelerated its ban on Chinese over-the-top (OTT) TV services in Taiwan.

Jesper Windahl

Court decides whether CMR carrier was grossly negligent for theft of branded champagne during carriage

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently examined a compensation claim for stolen champagne.

Bruno Floriani

Surprise! Rescission notice can be served in a pleading

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Ontario's Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure) requires franchisors to provide adequate pre-contractual disclosure to potential franchisees, failing which a franchisee may be entitled to rescind its franchise agreement.

Charles Allen

Court highlights judicial oath in dismissing recusal application

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a recent case, a High Court judge dismissed the defendants' application that she recuse herself from a substantive hearing in contempt proceedings.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK will investigate fruit market over potential price fixing

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The National Council of Agricultural Chambers recently asked the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) to look into potential competition rule breaches in the soft fruit market, especially regarding the sale of gooseberries.

Luke Tapp

DIFC Data Protection Law – actions for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

When the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Data Protection Law came into force, it gave organisations a three-month grace period until 1 October 2020 to ensure compliance with the new provisions.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan