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Olamide Aleshinloye

Yet another anti-corruption agency?

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The federal government recently announced its intention to establish yet another anti-corruption agency.

Stéphanie Girard

French language requirements in Quebec: an introduction

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Charter of the French Language gives the French language the status of an official language in Quebec, thus making its use mandatory in all spheres of public life in the province, including commerce and business.

Victoria Rea

Cryptocurrencies as property

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The NZ High Court recently held that cryptocurrency constitutes property at common law and is therefore capable of being held on trust.

James Beck

We repeat – no second guessing the FDA

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

Pre-emption precludes private plaintiffs from second guessing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decisions on the marketing and classification of the products that the agency regulates.

Jennifer L Key

Best description of Order 2222?

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

The glowing reviews and legal and trade press headlines would have one believe that distributed energy resource (DER) aggregation under Order 2222 will soon transform the electric industry, as DERs that are too small to participate directly in regional transmission organisation or independent system operator markets will flock to third-party DER aggregators which will sell wholesale services to organised markets.

Peggy Sharon

Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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