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Beat Mumenthaler

Legal qualification of cryptocurrencies under Swiss insolvency law

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The recent insolvency of German-Swiss cryptocurrency mining venture Envion AG inevitably begs the question of how cryptocurrencies should be treated in debt enforcement and insolvency proceedings.

Samuel Yang

Educational apps must be officially registered by end of 2019

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

The Ministry of Education and seven other authorities recently published the Opinions on Guiding and Regulating the Orderly and Healthy Development of Educational Apps.

Kay C Georgi

BIS imposes further restrictions on Cuba and temporary sojourn licence exception

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced another major policy change towards Cuba by further restricting the Cuban government's access to items subject to BIS's Export Administration Regulations.

Kaitlyn Gulle

It's official: all permanent employees are entitled to 10 working days' paid sick leave... for now

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Ombudsman recently released advice that all permanent employees are entitled to 10 days of paid personal/carer's leave for each year of their employment.

Hao Zhan

Can transactions 'by steps' circumvent merger control rules?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

A violation of the notification or standstill obligation is commonly called 'gun jumping' and can have significant legal consequences.

Hannah Yiu

Supreme Court confirms that replacement cover rights are not assignable

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal, holding that the right to replacement under an insurance policy cannot be assigned where the insured party has not incurred the reinstatement costs.

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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