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Paul Otto

New York enacts new data security laws

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The New York governor recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents.

Samuel Beighton

UK competition authority continues to penalise individuals for competition law infringements

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently publicised the disqualification of three individuals from acting as directors as a consequence of their company's involvement in an infringement of UK competition law.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Employer liable for customer's sexual harassment of employee

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

A recent district court ruling demonstrates that an employer can be liable for a customer's sexual harassment towards an employee.

Dagmar Hozová

Flexibility and Storage Market Report 2019

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The information assessed when preparing the latest Flexibility and Storage Market Report on the Austrian gas market suggests that the current competitive situation does not require regulated access to storage facilities.

Raphael Mellerio

Franchisor's change of control and its impact on renewing existing franchise contracts

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The Paris Court of Appeal recently held that a franchisor had not breached its duty of loyalty towards its franchisee in reorganising its business following its change of control.

Vicky Stilwell

Who takes the cake? Copyright over baked goods

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Professional and amateur bakers are often inspired by the extravagant and intricately designed cakes shown on TV shows.

OnDemand

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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