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Sam Moss

Five points to look out for when signing construction contracts governed by Swiss law

Construction - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss law is commonly used for construction contracts and is generally considered to be a safe option for good reason.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Update on DEPA privatisation

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Under the new law on the liberalisation of the energy market, the Public Natural Gas Company (DEPA) will be spun off into three distinct undertakings: DEPA Infrastructure, DEPA Commercial and DEPA International Projects.

Elizabeth Greene

Online harms: government publishes response to consultation on proposals for internet regulation

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

The government recently published its initial response to the public consultation on the Online Harms White Paper, in the first substantive update since its publication in April 2019.

Dieter Hauck

Family business and group privilege

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The cartel prohibition applies to activities between independent undertakings; however, it does not apply to activities between a controlling and a controlled undertaking, as such a subsidiary would not enjoy economic independence.

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court finds controller of housing's powers to waive or modify provisions of statutory contract invalid

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently delivered a landmark decision on a pertinent issue concerning the interests of house buyers.

Teresa Polino

New strategy to combat forced labour in US imports announced

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Homeland Security recently released a department-wide strategy to combat human trafficking, child exploitation and forced labour in the supply chain.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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