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Katrina Edge

Enforcement of Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Under the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 1983, the powers of a secured party on enforcement were limited to a power of sale.

Vlad Săndulescu

Parliament eases procedure for setting up new companies

Company & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

A series of minor yet impactful amendments will shortly be introduced to the Companies Law, making it easier for investors and entrepreneurs to set up a new company.

Stephan Schmalzl

No worms for early birds? Lexitor and Austrian implementation of EU Consumer Credit Directive

Banking - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

Considering the obvious conflict with European Court of Justice case law, the Austrian legislature's aim to fully implement the EU Consumer Credit Directive and the Austrian Consumer Credit Act's intended (but directive-breaching) effects consumers, legal advisers and the courts are now confronted with the delicate question of how consumer requests for repayment should be dealt with..

Ruth Boardman

Information Commissioner publishes draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Information Commissioner's Office recently published its draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing.

Joel Stewart

PERM: employers, representatives and agents

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

Some employers have learned the hard way that the role of representatives and attorneys is clearly separated in the Programme Electronic Review Management (PERM) rule and that a violation of this rule may have serious consequences.

Linda Hallberg

Civil law as basis for interpretation in cases of allocation of responsibility for environmental damages

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

In a case concerning the distribution of the cost of remediation of pollution caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, the Land and Environment Court of Appeal denied the operator compensation from the polluter for remediation costs.

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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