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Kate McKenna

Recent rulings on state aid

Litigation - Ireland
Matheson

Two recent Irish court rulings have helped to shed light on the role of the national courts in state aid cases.

Timothy P Tobin

Results are in: modest changes to CCPA await governor's signature

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The California legislature recently debated several amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act, eventually passing five bills which now await the governor's signature.

Andreas Wildi

Federal Council clarifies use of personal data in compulsory healthcare insurance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently approved a draft of the Social Security and Health Commission of the Council of States in order to improve the legal basis for the transfer of data of insured persons.

Alain Levy

Modernisation of private M&A transactions and PACTE: part two

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

The Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation was recently adopted.

Till Spillmann

Bond issuers will retain quick access to Swiss debt capital market under new regime

Capital Markets - Switzerland
Niederer Kraft Frey

As part of its effort to meet EU-equivalent standards, Switzerland is in the process of implementing a comprehensive reform package which will fundamentally change the Swiss financial market regulatory framework and introduce the country's first harmonised and coherent prospectus regulation.

Alexander Vida

Applicant found to have acted in bad faith in order to abuse trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office recently rejected a trademark application on the grounds of bad faith, finding that the applicant had attempted to register the mark so that he could charge a licence fee when a swimming arena with the same name commenced operations.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey