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Peter M Marta

'Cyber hunt' legislation passes US Senate: any implications for business?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

In a legislative environment charitably described as challenging, the fact that the Senate recently passed cybersecurity legislation by unanimous consent is noteworthy and highlights the bipartisan nature of this issue.

Jörgen Larsson

Proposed modernisation of Swedish labour law

Employment & Benefits - Sweden
Wistrand

The government recently decided to appoint a special investigator to explore the possibilities of modernising some of the basic regulations of Swedish labour law.

Carla Santa María Orozco

Recovering damages for violations of industrial property rights

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

In order to recover damages following a violation of their rights, industrial property owners must first file an administrative infringement action before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property in order to obtain a declaration of infringement and then undergo a civil court trial.

Gejaa Gobena

DOJ memorandum provides clarified guidance on corporate inability-to-pay claims

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a new guidance memorandum entitled "Evaluating a Business Organisation's Inability to Pay a Criminal Fine or Criminal Monetary Penalty".

Samuel Ljubicic

Granting of security interests in Switzerland

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Until recently, Swiss regulations had no direct impact on the country's corporate lending market or the documentation of corporate loans.

Mubashir Mansor

MAVCOM imposes fines on airline and airport operators

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission recently imposed RM200,000 fines on two airline operators for charging credit card, debit card and online banking processing fees separately from their base fares in breach of the Aviation Consumer Protection Code.

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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