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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

2020 heralds insolvency law changes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The States of Guernsey recently passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings.

Michael Vernick

Cybersecurity and the False Claims Act: new frontier for contractor liability?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Two recent cases highlight the increased False Claims Act risk that cybersecurity compliance poses for government contractors.

Garon Anthony

Beware of Quincecare: update from Supreme Court

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In 2018 the Court of Appeal rejected a stockbrocker's appeal against the High Court's decision that it owed a client a Quincecare duty.

Marco Manzone

Sea Watch 3: can coastal states limit right of innocent passage?

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

Can a coastal state prevent a ship from exercising the right of innocent passage into its territorial waters to access one of its ports in a maritime distress scenario deriving from rescuing migrants at sea? This question has been the focus of attention due to legislation that the government passed in 2019 in order to restrict such rights and the case of Sea Watch 3, which entered the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a government veto..

Kay C Georgi

ITAR catches up: exporters can use encryption to protect defence technology on Cloud

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The State Department has finally brought the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) into the 21st century by releasing an interim final rule adopting the cloud computing encryption standards that the Commerce Department adopted in 2015.

Wang Yan

Disputes over geographical indications

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Geographical indications identify goods as originating from a certain region or locality, where a given quality, the reputation or another characteristic of the good is essentially attributable to the natural or humanistic features of the indicated place.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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