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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.

Daniel Anthony

Blurred line between fact and fiction undermines copyright

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

A recent judgment ruled on whether copyright should subsist in fictional elements of a work that was marketed, published and perceived to be historically factual.

Foo Joon Liang

Oppression action: court's discretion has limits

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Section 346 of the Companies Act 2016 provides the courts with wide powers to grant remedies as they deem necessary to bring an end to the matters complained of in an oppression action.

Matej Kosalko

Is a failure to hold an oral hearing grounds to set aside an award under the Arbitration Act?

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy LLP

In Slovakia, a tribunal is obliged to order an oral hearing if there is an agreement between the parties to have an oral hearing or if there is no agreement as to the procedure between the parties and one of the parties requests an oral hearing.

Stephanie Yonekura

Joint focus by Biden administration and Congress points towards enhanced anti-corruption efforts

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

There has been significant movement recently, by both the Biden administration and Congress, to enhance the government's ability to tackle corruption.

Francesco Pedroni

Changes to employment law in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

On 22 May 2021 Support Decree 1 was converted into law and on 26 May 2021 Support Decree 2 came into force.

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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