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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.

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.

Simon Tilling

Chemicals, Brexit and path to UK REACH

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

In January 2019 draft regulations were laid before Parliament to ensure that regimes governing biocidal products, hazardous chemicals and chemical classification can continue to operate after Brexit.

Rainer Herzig

Digital health: proposal to amend Health Telematics Act

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Ministry of Health recently provided Parliament with a draft amendment to the Health Telematics Act for public consultation.

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court declares trustee's exercise of power void

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently declared void certain actions of a trustee by which the assets of two Jersey law trusts had been transferred into a circular ownerless corporate structure, terminating the trusts.

Steven B Steinborn

National Advertising Division refers supplement advertising to FTC

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

A recent action by the National Advertising Division (NAD), a self-regulatory arm of the Better Business Bureau, illustrates that advertisers that participate but decline to be bound by an NAD decision can expect to be referred to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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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