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Samuel Yang

Comments sought on security requirements of facial recognition data

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently released the Information Security Technology – Security Requirements of Face Recognition Data (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

William Jones

Court of Appeal finds that Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal order in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

Carolyn Soakell

ECJ confirms that Tesco employees can make equal pay comparison based on EU law

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that Tesco shop workers can rely on EU law to compare themselves with distribution centre workers for the purposes of an equal pay claim.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on tying in postal sector

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld the Competition Council's finding that FK Distribution used its power on the market for the distribution of unaddressed mail (print circulars) to gain a competitive advantage, which was not based on its own merits, on the market for the distribution of digital circulars.

Gordon Drakes

Parties which deliberately and wilfully breach contracts can rely on broad exclusion or limitation of liability clauses

Corporate & Commercial - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

A recent High Court case has provided reassurance that the courts will continue to respect and enforce clearly drafted exclusion and limitation of liability clauses, even broad ones, unless to do so would have the effect of excluding all liability for all breach or would reduce one party's obligations to a mere declaration of intent.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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