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Charlotte Brown

Guernsey's data protection regime – shifting attitudes

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Guernsey
Ogier

A shift in Guernsey's corporate and individual attitude towards the misuse of data is now central to the Office of the Data Protection Authority's (ODPA's) future approach to governance and enforcement in Guernsey.

Catharina Richter

Cartel damage claims for indirect damage: questioning German law on cartel damages after ECJ decision

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under German law, a plaintiff does not only have to prove the unlawful behaviour of a liable party (ie, in the case of cartel damages, a competition law infringement such as a cartel) and any damage caused by this behaviour; the Act Against Restraints of Competition also requires a plaintiff to be "affected" by unlawful behaviour.

Linda Hallberg

Civil law as basis for interpretation in cases of allocation of responsibility for environmental damages

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

In a case concerning the distribution of the cost of remediation of pollution caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, the Land and Environment Court of Appeal denied the operator compensation from the polluter for remediation costs.

Jesper Windahl

Theft of tobacco from trailer not covered under cargo insurance as transport had not commenced

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently examined whether the theft of tobacco products was covered under the cargo policy agreed between a wholesaler and a carrier and whether the wholesaler's insurer was liable.

Hao Zhan

Applicability of right of subrogation in Chinese reinsurance context

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

Insurance subrogation is an important legal mechanism which enables insurers to reduce their losses after insurance indemnities are paid.

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.

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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