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Pierre Bienvenu

Data protection and cyber-risk issues in arbitration: regulation, cyberattacks and hacked evidence

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

Data protection and cybersecurity are hot topics in international arbitration and international surveys demonstrate that users of arbitration are concerned about data security.

Ivana Manovelo

Open call for development and sale of RES projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

Croatian state-owned electricity company HEP Group is seeking partners for renewable energy projects.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Legislative reforms seek to reduce single-use plastic waste

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The production of single-use plastics has increased exponentially in recent decades and in Mexico the volume of single-use plastic waste now exceeds the country's recycling capabilities.

Guy Castegnaro

Court recognises employees' right to disconnect when on leave

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

As new information and communication technologies continue to be developed, employees are increasingly connected to their business phones or computers outside their working hours.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court redefines location surcharge in rent control leases

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In early 2019 the Supreme Court passed three decisions confirming and clarifying its 2017 decision which had limited landlords' right to request a location surcharge for rent-controlled apartments in desirable neighbourhoods.

David Schwartz

Get ready now: new Patent Rules in force 30 October 2019

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Two requirements under the new Patent Rules warrant particular attention for new Canadian patent applications and national phase entries: the Patent Cooperation Treaty national phase entry deadline and the requirement for certified copies of priority documents.

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