International Law Office

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Miriam Bruce

€35.3 million fine issued under GDPR for employee monitoring and IT security failings

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

A recent decision from the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information is an important reminder of the significant financial and reputational penalties that employers may face if they do not appropriately collect, retain and protect employee personal data in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Mădălina Neagu

New law on debureaucratising functioning of companies enters into force

Corporate & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Law 223/2020 recently introduced a series of important changes to the Companies Law.

Brandon Heard

CADTH harmonises drug reimbursement review process

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) recently announced the launch of new Procedures for CADTH Drug Reimbursement Reviews, which harmonise procedures under the CADTH's drug reimbursement review pathways.

Charles Allen

Court continues injunction against unidentified 'doxxers'

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently ordered the continuation of various injunction orders restraining unnamed defendants from engaging in 'doxxing' directed at judges and judicial officers in Hong Kong, together with their spouses and immediate family members.

Raphael Mellerio

Post-term non-compete clauses in franchise agreements becoming more challenging to enforce

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

In practice, non-compete clauses are often enforced in France if they meet the general conditions required for the validity of non-compete clauses under French law.

Ian Mirandah

What's in a name? Petsmart Inc fails to prove that Vietnamese pet business infringed its trademark

Intellectual Property - International
Mirandah Asia

US distributor PetSmart Inc recently failed in a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy case against Vietnam-based pet business Pet Mart Vietnam Co Ltd before the World Intellectual Property Organisation's Arbitration and Mediation Centre.

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