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April McClements

Are GDPR fines insurable in Ireland?

Insurance - Ireland
Matheson

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) recently introduced a new regime of administrative fines for data protection infringements and provided for a tiered penalty structure based on the nature of the infringement.

Samuel Yang

Cyberspace administration releases new rules on security assessment of cross-border transfers of personal information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently released the Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information (Draft for Comment).

Pantelis Mountrakis

Who has locus standi to bring derivative actions in Cyprus?

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In order for a derivative action to be raised, there must be evidence of fraud and of wrongdoers controlling a company to the extent that the company cannot be made a plaintiff in a lawsuit.

Marco G Remiorz

Carrier liability for loss of goods and delayed delivery

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The distinction between freight and forwarding contracts is a common subject of legal disputes in Germany, as freight forwarders are generally liable only for organisational or selection faults and can usually relieve themselves of liability if they can prove that they chose a conscientious carrier.

Lloyd Harmetz

SEC requests comment on securities offering exemptions

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently requested public comment on ways to simplify, harmonise and improve the registration exemptions under the Securities Act.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board fines fertiliser company for hindering on-site inspection

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently fined a fertiliser company for hindering an on-site inspection.

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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