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Bradley Kruger

New opportunities for blockchain use in insurance industry

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It has been more than a decade since blockchain – or distributed ledger technology – appeared on the financial services landscape.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on chair and deputy chair duties and directors' revocation

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation has set out important principles regarding the duties of chairs and deputy chairs of company boards of directors.

Sean Dempsey

2019 in employment law

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

What were the most significant employment law developments in 2019? What can be expected in 2020 under a newly elected Conservative government with a sizeable majority? Despite Brexit continuing to dominate the political agenda in 2019, there were significant decisions in the courts and proposals for reform.

Jürg Schneider

Federal Council considers introduction of cyber incident reporting duty

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

While many countries have introduced far-reaching obligations to report cyber incidents, Switzerland has not yet followed this lead.

Ayal HaCohen

ICA updates methodology for determining monetary penalties

Competition & Antitrust - Israel
Tadmor Levy & Co

In February 2019 the Israel Competition Authority (ICA) published for public consultation a draft amendment to Public Statement 1/16: Considerations of the Competition Commissioner in Determining the Amount of a Monetary Penalty.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

Court of Appeal overturns High Court decision on breach of contract of carriage

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a High Court decision regarding the alleged breach of a contract of carriage.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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