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Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA fines broker-dealer for unsuitable sale of complex securities

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority recently censured and fined a Florida-based broker-dealer, including for failing to reasonably supervise sales of complex securities such as structured products and leveraged, inverse and inverse-leveraged exchange-traded funds.

Samuel Yang

Draft rules on collection of personal data by apps revised

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

The App Governance Panel recently published a new draft of the Information Security Technology – Basic Specification for Collecting Personal Information in Mobile Internet Applications.

Michael Paul Agius

Copyright, patents and the Trade Secrets Act – are employers now protected?

Employment & Benefits - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The new Trade Secrets Act entered into force in May 2019.

Chris Ross

Unfair prejudice saga – Court of Appeal tries to impose some order

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently sought to impose some order on an unfair prejudice petition which had been mired in wrangling over pleadings for six years.

Oludare Senbore

How should Nigeria regulate its fintech industry?

Banking - Nigeria
Aluko & Oyebode

The financial services and products offered in Nigeria have changed significantly in recent years as a result of scientific and technological innovation and ever-evolving consumer behaviour and needs.

Simona Zangrandi

Taxation of income transferred to Italian beneficiaries from non-EU resident trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Italy
Studio Legale Tributario Biscozzi Nobili

Since the introduction of provisions to the Income Tax Code aimed at regulating the taxation of trusts and related beneficiaries, the tax treatment applicable to income distribution from foreign opaque trusts has not been clarified by law.

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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