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Charles Allen

Overseas intervener in Hong Kong

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In re Zadeh v Registrar of Companies, the Court of First Instance held that an application by an overseas company to intervene as a party in existing proceedings in Hong Kong did not expose it to a liability to provide security for costs and that, even if the court did have jurisdiction to order security for costs, it would not have ordered the intervener to do so.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on chair and deputy chair duties and directors' revocation

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation has set out important principles regarding the duties of chairs and deputy chairs of company boards of directors.

Nicole Singh

"I quit! Wait, I changed my mind": impact of rescinded resignations on length of service

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A resignation must be clear and unequivocal to end employment.

Jonathan Goldfarb

High Court decision offers guidance on interpreting guarantees

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent High Court decision provided guidance on the rules of interpretation when construing guarantees that display characteristics of both on-demand and true guarantees.

Mark M Brennan

Washington State to try again for comprehensive privacy law

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) gained significant traction in the legislature in 2019, passing the state Senate almost unanimously, but ultimately failing in the state House of Representatives due to discussions around facial recognition and compliance challenges.

Thomas Boone

French Aircraft Registry: mortgagees must now elect domicile in Evry

Aviation - France
Odi-se Avocats

The French Civil Aviation Authority's Registration Office recently moved from Paris to Athis-Mons.

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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