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Christopher Gotz

Data protection and IT security requirements for digital health app under Social Security Code

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The legislature recently acknowledged that digital innovation plays an important role in the health sector.

Garon Anthony

Money transfer for specific purpose – High Court ruling on Quistclose trusts

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Quistclose trusts classically arise in situations where loans are made for a specific purpose.

Síobhra Rush

Is it time for a specific right to disconnect in Ireland?

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The mass move to homeworking triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the increasingly blurred boundaries between work and home and reignited the debate on the right to disconnect.

Robert Payne

Anti-money laundering rules: impact on art market

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive was enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020.

Richard Schmidt

Can judges control excessive terms in lease agreements?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Can parties stipulate in a commercial lease that a user charge amounting to three times the monthly rent will apply if the lessee fails to vacate the leased premises? Further, can a judge qualify such an excessive fee as a penalty which the court can reduce? This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision in order to address these questions..

Hitomi Iwase

Revisions to Copyright Act to tackle online pirating

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In the past decade, the Japanese manga and entertainment industries have been severely damaged by pirate sites which typically operate on servers located in jurisdictions lacking sufficient copyright protection.

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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