International Law Office

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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.

Joseph Cresswell

Lenders face more allegations about their actions on restructuring

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Representatives of a lender on a board will not automatically impose directors' duties on the lender, but they may apply where a director's specific instructions have led directly to a breach of fiduciary duty.

Eugenio Vaccari

Court of Rome clarifies shareholders' rights

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Court of Rome Companies Tribunal has set out an important principle concerning shareholders' rights regarding certain company decisions.

Georgina Thomson

Cryptocurrency treated as property in freezing order

Banking - United Kingdom
Allen & Overy LLP

The High Court recently granted a freezing order over £1.5 million worth of bitcoin and ethereum cryptocurrency against a trading platform and its directors in only the second known example of the court treating cryptocurrency as property.

Jörg Noltin

Zeamarine – what creditors need to know under German law

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Bremen Local Court recently designated a provisional bankruptcy administrator responsible for the assets of three companies belonging to the Zeamarine group.

Frank Spoorenberg

Partial annulment of award based on ultra petita grounds

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

A recent case addressed the partial annulment of an award which granted damages where the prayer for relief sought only a declaration (ultra petita).

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