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Snapshot of interesting legal issues we are seeing & some takeaways that we expect will resonate cross-jurisdictionally.
Impact of the current sanctions with a focus on those areas which might impact the global shipping and trade industry.
In recent NSW case SC held the insurer was not liable to indemnify the insured due to the enlivened professional services exclusion.
Recent HC case held public examinations under section 596A can be used to investigate the merits of personal claims by investors.
Assessing Fitness to Drive (AFTD) outlines the medical standards for driver licensing in Australia.
Roam Migration Law
Modern slavery is a term used to describe a number of different actions which amount to serious exploitation of workers.
Gilchrist Connell
The purpose of the reform is to align these WHS laws with the rest of the nation, to allow for and improve consistency.
McCarthy Durie Lawyers
Coercive control is a form of domestic violence which creates a relationship of fear, isolation, intimidation and humiliation.
AFD China
On May 5, the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs entered into force in China.
AFD China
On April 21, 2022, the SPC released the top 10 IP cases and 50 typical IP cases in Chinese courts in 2021.
AFD China
The only international human rights treaty on copyright currently has 88 signatories, according to the WIPO.
The latest revisions of the ‘Negative List', jointly released by China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), took effect on 1 January 2022.
Jingtian & Gongcheng
On August 20, 2021, China's legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, finally passed the Personal Information Protection Law (the "PIPL") after three rounds of review.
On April 20, 2022, the Implementation Plan for the Standardization of Digital Transformation of Shanghai was released.
Hong Kong
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 12 May 2022, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data issued the new Guidance on Recommended Model Contractual Clauses for Cross-border Transfer of Personal Data, which includes two new sets of Recommended Model Contractual Clauses.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
One of the most common forms of security obtained by banks / financial institutions for securing debts owed to them by borrowers is pledge over shares held by the borrowers in ...
Economic Laws Practice
The 'recommendations' of the GST Council are a product of a collaborative dialogue involving the Union and States and are recommendatory in nature.
S&R Associates
The rise of the digital sector has presented unique challenges for Indian regulatory authorities, including the CCI, thanks to significant differences in the way such markets operate compared to traditional markets.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Our legal structure regards company as a legal person having its own unique personality. This simply means that it can exercise its own legal rights and can incur legal duties.
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