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Samuel Yang

PBoC proposes new rules to regulate collection and processing of personal financial information

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

The People's Bank of China recently issued the Trial Measures for the Protection of Personal Financial Information/Data (Preliminary Draft) to relevant commercial banks in order to solicit their opinions.

Okan Can

Trademark rights versus freedom of speech

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

The Constitutional Court recently handed down an important decision regarding freedom of speech and unfair competition claims following the use of a company's trademark in an online domain name.

Neasa Coen

Freedom of movement of capital applies to charitable gifts (at least for now)

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Supreme Court recently released a judgment which determined that the EU principle preventing restrictions of the free movement of capital applies to gifts of UK assets to charities in Jersey.

Camila Goldberg Cavalcanti

Presidential decree simplifies foreign investment in Brazilian banking sector

Banking - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

A recently issued presidential decree has authorised the Central Bank of Brazil to recognise the government's interest in establishing branches of foreign financial institutions in Brazil and increasing foreign equity participation in Brazilian financial institutions without the need for further presidential authorisation.

Mathieu Laurent

District court examines aspects relating to loan guarantees

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Luxembourg District Court recently ruled on the equivalence of suretyships and autonomous guarantees.

Marcel Meinhardt

Government confirms proposal to liberalise electricity market

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The government recently confirmed its proposal to fully liberalise the Swiss electricity market.

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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