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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
By Olivia Liang, Noe Minamikata
Given the complexity of issues and the amounts that are typically involved in construction disputes – particularly those arising from large-scale development projects – preparing early and properly for a potential construction dispute ...
By Miriam Everett, Lauren Hudson, Adam Morris
The introduction of the GDPR on 25 May 2018 caused a widespread re-think about data protection and privacy rights.
By Jenny Stainsby
As financial institutions in Australia face into the culture and conduct storm that has engulfed the UK for the past decade.
By Joel Smith, May Tai, Rachel Montagnon, Rebekah Gay, Alexandra Neri, Laura Orlando, Sue Gilchrist, Mark Robinson, Andrew Wells
Innovation that happens in an "open" collaborative context can provide faster, better, more holistic results to accelerate innovation and improve competitive advantage, concludes our new report:
By Rachel Montagnon
Published in July 2019's edition of PLC Magazine, the second in our series of three feature articles on Challenges in the Consumer Sector, looks at the impact of e-commerce and the internet
By Clive Cunningham, Wendy Saunders, Katie McGrory
cryptoassets, digital technology, DLT, FCA
By Herbert Smith Freehills
All too often, a term might seem perfectly clear to the parties when the contract is agreed, but a dispute later arises as to how it is meant to apply in the circumstances that have come about.
By Anna Henderson
In the last couple of days, the Information Commissioner's Office has issued two notices of intent to impose the first ‘mega fines' under the GDPR regime for data breaches by British Airways and Marriott International.
By Nicholas Peacock, Alexander Khretinin
What are the differences in approach to the enforcement of arbitration awards across EMEA? In our latest arbitration podcast series, we begin by taking a detailed look into the intricacies...
By Greig Anderson, Antonia Pegden, Sarah Irons
The UK's data protection authority, the ICO, has announced twice in two days this week that it proposes to levy significant fines on organisations for breaches of the General Data
By Susannah Cogman, Daniel Hudson, Hanne Gundersrud
On 4 July 2019, Mr Justice William Davis approved a Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") agreed between the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO")
By Richard Norridge, Julia Bihary, Dan Saunders
In the recent decision in Cowan v Foreman [2019] EWCA 1336 the Court of Appeal overturned the first instance decision and granted permission to the applicant to bring a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants)
By Gareth Thomas, Simone Hsu, Peter Ng, Cindy Lee
In Re Galleria (Hong Kong) Limited [2019] HKCFI 1877, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance examined the legal principles in relation to dishonesty and blind-eye knowledge.
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