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Third Party Funding of Arbitrations Permitted in Hong Kong
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 14 2017

Hong Kong has today passed long-awaited legislation that makes it clear that third party funding of arbitration is permitted under Hong Kong law


European Commission publishes REFIT analysis of EU consumer law
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • June 12 2017

The European Commission recently published the findings of its analysis of EU consumer law rules, following its review of six consumer law directives


Germany: Ninth Amendment of the Act against Restraints of Competition enters into force
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 9 2017

On 9 March 2017, the German Parliament adopted the so-called ‘Ninth Amendment of the Act against Restraints of Competition’ (ARC - Gesetz


'Metal on Metal' - German Supreme Court refers year-long dispute regarding a Kraftwerk sample to ECJ
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 8 2017

The German Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) has decided to refer a set of questions to the ECJ for a preliminary ruling regarding a trial between


Digital Single Market - Portability regulation adopted by Council
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • June 8 2017

On 8 June 2017, the Council of the European Union adopted the new regulation on the portability of digital services across the EU, whereby consumers


Six Questions Everyone Should Ask About Legal Privileges
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2017

It is a scenario that happens all too often within global businesses: upon hearing of potential misconduct or a possible legal dispute, personnel in


Amendments to the Italian securitization of impaired receivables - Draft bill
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Italy
  • June 8 2017

The Italian Chamber of Deputies has just approved a draft bill amending, inter alia, the Italian securitization law. If the text of the amendments


EU Commission consults on database law
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 7 2017

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on whether to change the Database Directive, which gives legal protection to certain


Privilege in the spotlight...again
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2017

Legal professional privilege (LPP) has once again been in the spotlight in Europe, with three decisions in the UK and Germany in the last six months


US Supreme Court unanimously holds SEC disgorgement is subject to 5-year time limit
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

In a 9-0 ruling, the United States Supreme Court held that U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") disgorgement operates as a "penalty" under