International Law Office

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David Hanke

CFIUS 2.0: expansion of jurisdictional scope remains in limbo as tech minority investments emerge

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act and the Export Control Reform Act, Congress essentially gave the Department of Commerce the authority to decide how narrowly or widely to set the jurisdiction for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States over non-passive minority investments involving emerging and foundational technologies.

Pedro Cortés

New Arbitration Law eradicates dual system

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The new Arbitration Bill was approved in general terms by the Legislative Assembly in 2018 and voted into law in November 2019.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

Court of Appeal overturns High Court decision on breach of contract of carriage

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a High Court decision regarding the alleged breach of a contract of carriage.

Lina Wiedenbach

Insurers' duty to advise assureds in cases of amended general terms and conditions

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Hamm Higher Regional Court decision concerning insurers' duty of advice continues the previous case law in respect of partly favourable and partly unfavourable new conditions or conditions that are merely more favourable for the policyholder.

Jordan Thompson

Employer breaches duty of good faith and honest performance: now what?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employers have a duty of good faith when they terminate an employee, which requires them to be honest and forthright with employees when doing so.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA: suitability and sales practices remain an issue

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently released its 2019 Report on Examination Findings and Observations.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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