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Patricia Yeung

Overturning lower court's decision – Court of Final Appeal hands down milestone judgment to LGBT community

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams

The Court of Final Appeal recently handed down a landmark judgment in favour of the LGBT community.

Kay C Georgi

Why ITAR empowered officials must be empowered and know ITAR

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

A company recently entered into a $400,000, 18-month consent agreement with the Department of State, Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC) to settle six alleged violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Johanna Niegel

Compliance issues

Private Client & Offshore Services - Liechtenstein
Allgemeines Treuunternehmen (ATU)

There are various compliance issues in Liechtenstein with regard to private client wealth management.

Mark M Brennan

Supreme Court sidesteps important TCPA deference issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court was expected to provide greater clarity on the extent to which litigants can challenge the Federal Communications Commission's Telephone Consumer Protection Act interpretations in private litigation.

Magdalena Kotyrba

EU Medical Devices Regulation to apply from May 2020 – preparations underway

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The existing EU legislation regulating medical devices will be replaced by the Medical Devices Regulation.

Federico De Noriega

Cashless money transactions – Mexico's new payment method

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Digital collection (CoDi) is the latest electronic payment method developed by the Mexican Central Bank, designed to reduce the use of cash and promote competition, while incorporating larger sections of the population into the formal financial sector.

OnDemand

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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