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Federico Hernández Arroyo

Draft rules on net neutrality issued for public consultation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In December 2019 the Federal Telecommunications Institute issued draft rules for public consultation to further regulate net neutrality in Mexico.

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

Kingshuk Banerjee

Insufficiently stamped agreements: can parties still seek interim relief in support of India-seated arbitrations?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently held that the courts cannot appoint an arbitrator on the basis of an arbitration clause if the agreement containing such clause is insufficiently stamped.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

New tax on international tickets issued for Argentine residents

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

On 23 December 2019 a 30% tax on services hired abroad by travel agencies located in Argentina was introduced.

Amy Nevins

Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave confirmed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child aged under 18.

Emily Downie

Collapse of Thomas Cook: BEIS letter of recommendations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In November 2019, in the looming shadow of the collapse of Thomas Cook Group plc, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee published a letter of recommendations to Secretary of State for the Department of BEIS Andrea Leadsom.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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