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Maximilian Guth

Court rules on representative action undertaken by insurance agent on insurer's behalf

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Hamburg Court of Appeal has expressly discarded an earlier obiter dictum, ruling that a representative action (ie, an authority to pursue the claim of another in one's own name) by an insurance agent on behalf of the insurer stops time only if the agent disclosed its authority and the name of the represented insurer when filing the action.

Lucy Lewis

IR35 reforms from April 2020

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The proposed IR35 reform represents the biggest change to employment tax for decades.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Initial approach to General Circular Economy Law initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In October 2019 the General Circular Economy Law initiative was presented to the Senate for discussion and approval.

Wu Xiaohui

Scope of reasonable protection in medical use claims

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Claims are technical solutions seeking protection and should be a generalisation of the content sufficiently disclosed in a patent description.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Anti-corruption, compliance enforcement and legislative developments in 2019

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The year 2019 was a busy one for Turkey with regard to anti-corruption and compliance matters.

Gordon Drakes

Data protection post-Brexit: a game of 3D chess

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The year 2019 was one of high-octane political drama for the United Kingdom, culminating in its withdrawal from the European Union.

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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