International Law Office

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Michael Vernick

Cybersecurity and the False Claims Act: new frontier for contractor liability?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Two recent cases highlight the increased False Claims Act risk that cybersecurity compliance poses for government contractors.

Elena Christodoulou

European Union tightens net on e-commerce VAT evasion

Corporate Tax - European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Tackling e-commerce fraud is high on the European Union's political agenda, with significant effort being put into creating new rules to combat value added tax fraud in particular.

Wu Xiaohui

Scope of reasonable protection in medical use claims

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Claims are technical solutions seeking protection and should be a generalisation of the content sufficiently disclosed in a patent description.

Jeremy Prain

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to resolve international disputes.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

New tax on international tickets issued for Argentine residents

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

On 23 December 2019 a 30% tax on services hired abroad by travel agencies located in Argentina was introduced.

Aleksandra Kolenda

Draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act published

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act was recently published on the Government Legislation Centre's website.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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