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IT & Internet

15 May 2018
Clemens Rainer Privacy-related representations in M&A agreements

Austria - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Companies regularly store information about their customers, clients, employees, investors, partners and vendors. Privacy and data security are therefore important aspects of most M&A transactions. Although the risk of non-compliance with privacy laws may result in severe negative consequences, many M&A agreements still lack adequate privacy-related representations and warranties.

Authors: Clemens Rainer, Paul Nimmerfall
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Samuel Yang New measures introduced to regulate scientific data sharing and management

China - AnJie Law Firm

The General Office of the State Council recently issued the Measures for the Management of Scientific Data, which aim to improve and standardise the management of scientific data, safeguard scientific data security and encourage transparency and the sharing of scientific data. This is the first time that China has released measures which regulate scientific data at the national level. However, compared with some European countries and the United States, China still has far to go in this regard.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Wen Su, Yang Chen
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Recent updates

Randall S Parks Key issues when contracting for cloud services

USA - Hunton & Williams LLP

Authors: Randall S Parks, Keith Voorheis, Hunter M Glenn
Mary Mundy CCS guidance to suppliers on GDPR

United Kingdom - DAC Beachcroft

Authors: Mary Mundy, Sophie Devlin
Ying Song Compliance challenges facing internet undertakings

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Ying Song, Ma Chenghao, Sharif Hendry
Günther Leissler Proposals to alter national Data Protection Act

Austria - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Authors: Günther Leissler, Veronika Wolfbauer
Jürg Schneider Revised domain name rules grant further powers to registries and anti-cybercrime services

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Hugh Reeves
Felicity Monteiro Major changes to privacy laws: implications for New Zealand businesses

New Zealand - Wilson Harle

Authors: Felicity Monteiro, Sam Holden

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