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By Hayley Brady, Claire Wiseman, Milan Baxter
The UK Gambling Commission ("UKGC") has clarified that video game ‘loot boxes' and the purchasing of mystery in-game content do not fall within the meaning of ‘gambling' under current UK legislation.
By Fatim Jumabhoy, Tess Lumsdaine, Rebecca Lim
Our update this month takes a look at the periods of how fixed term contracts are calculated in Cambodia to avoid deemed permanent employment. Read more about that here.
By Peter Godwin, Nicholas Hoh, Daniel Chua, Rebecca Pang
As the spotlight shines on mediated settlements with the signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation on 7 August 2019
By Gareth Thomas, Simon Chapman, Philip Lis, Jacob Sin
In But Ka Chon v Interactive Brokers LLC [2019] HKCA 873, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal to set aside a statutory demand arising out of online forex futures trading debts.
By Nicholas Peacock, Rebecca Warder
After the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2019 (the "Bill") was passed by both houses of the Indian Parliament, the President of India on 9 August 2019
By Andrew Cannon, Hannah Ambrose
London-based Partner Andrew Cannon and London-based Senior Associate Hannah Ambrose have authored an article for Lexis®PSL,
By Herbert Smith Freehills
In this blog post, we round-up forthcoming developments in the UK and at EU and International levels in financial services regulation for August 2019.
By Craig Tevendale, Nihal Joseph, Rebecca Warder
In P v D [2019] EWHC 1277 (Comm), the English High Court set aside an arbitral award on the basis that the tribunal had reached a finding of fact on a core issue that had not properly
By Barnaby Hinnigan, Grant Murtagh, Alison Matthews
The increasing threat that new market entrants might use technology to win a share of the insurance market has been forcing established insurers to assess the ways in which they might maintain their competitive advantage.
By Duc Tran, Laura Adde
A recent post on the ICO's AI Auditing Framework blog explores human bias and discrimination in AI systems.
By Matthew White, Fiona Sawyer
After a bumpy start but ahead of schedule, the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission (or the "BBBBC") this week published its Interim Report.
By Herbert Smith Freehills
We are delighted to share with you the latest issue of the publication from the Herbert Smith Freehills Global Arbitration Practice.
By Richard Norridge, Joanna Caen, Julia Bihary
A recent decision of the High Court clarified that where a beneficiary of a will predeceases the testator and the gift vests in the beneficiary's children under s. 33 of the Wills Act 1837
By Karen Ip, Nanda Lau, James Gong
On 13 June 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) released a new draft of proposed measures on the security assessment for the export of personal information
By Rebecca Butterworth, Julie Vaughan
Everyone likes a river view, but building near water can have unexpected challenges! Even when the river itself is out of sight
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