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Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice demonstrates antitrust law limits to data collection through Facebook

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently decided in interim proceedings that Facebook must implement a Federal Cartel Office order of 15 February 2019 regarding the storage and processing of user data with immediate effect until the decision in the main proceedings.

Charlotte Brown

Practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article provides a practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products: the registered collective investment scheme (registered schemes) and the private investment fund (PIFs).

José Antonio Casas Vessi

Crowdfunding as an investment and alternative financing tool for energy projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Due to the excessive exploitation of finite resources such as coal and oil, alternative sources of renewable energy are required to satisfy the high demand for energy.

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Tim Clipstone

ODPA announces extension of exemption registration in Guernsey

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Guernsey
Ogier

Every controller and processor of data must comply with the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017.

Joanne van Harmelen

Q&A on ABS compliance in South Africa

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

There has been much debate in recent years as to the effectiveness of access and benefit sharing provisions relating to indigenous biological and genetic resources (IBGRs) and traditional knowledge or indigenous knowledge (IK) as set out in the Convention on Biological Diversity and adapted into local legislation of member countries.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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