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Ruth Boardman

Information Commissioner publishes draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing

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

The Information Commissioner's Office recently published its draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing.

Geraldine Elliott

Full and frank disclosure means more than just putting relevant matters in evidence – a new year warning

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

New year, new reminder of the obligation to make full and frank disclosure in without notice applications, this time in the context of a falling out within the UK Independence Party.

William Leung

Successful completion of cross-border asset preservation worth more than $20 million

Arbitration & ADR - Hong Kong
William KW Leung & Co

In September 2019 the Judicial Committee of the Supreme People's Court adopted the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-Ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (MAA).

CV Chen

Patent Act amendments: a guide

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The current Patent Act was amended on 18 January 2018 and took effect on 1 May 2018.

Jeremy Glover

Amey LG Ltd v Aggregate Industries UK Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A court recently considered the entirety of a building material supplier's actions – including its refusal to sign a draft deed and assertions that its terms were unacceptable – and deemed it impossible to see the conduct as an agreement of the totality of the draft deed's terms.

David R Hamill

USMCA takes giant step towards ratification

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

House Democrats and the Trump administration recently reached an agreement on the final text of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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