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Annamaria Pedroni

When can employers use private investigators?

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

According to case law, the Italian regulatory system allows employers to appoint private investigators to verify unlawful conduct on the part of their employees.

Samuel Yang

Beijing Communications Administration examines app network and data security

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

The Beijing Communications Administration recently organised a two-month examination of the network and data security of apps to target the illegal, compulsory and excessive collection of user information.

Pedro Cortés

New Arbitration Law eradicates dual system

Arbitration & ADR - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The new Arbitration Bill was approved in general terms by the Legislative Assembly in 2018 and voted into law in November 2019.

Simon Tolson

Are milestone payments an adequate payment mechanism in construction contracts?

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether milestone payments in a construction contract constituted an adequate mechanism for payment in terms of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, as amended.

Charles Allen

Top court confirms basis for indemnity costs

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of Final Appeal recently reaffirmed the principles applicable when the courts consider making an enhanced award of costs in favour of the successful party (ie, 'indemnity costs').

Galina Petkova

CPC introduces simplified and more extensive merger filing guidelines

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Advokatsko Druzhestvo Andreev Stoyanov & Tsekova in cooperation with Schönherr

The Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) recently introduced new merger filing guidelines.

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