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An update on the FCA's approach to cryptocurrencies

United Kingdom - April 11 2018 On 9 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its Business Plan 201819 (link), in which it identified cryptocurrencies as one of

High Court clarifies right to be forgotten

United Kingdom - April 17 2018 The High Court has confirmed for the first time that the “right to be forgotten” by search engines, established by the CJEU in Google Spain SL v

New rules on bounced cheques in the UAE

United Arab Emirates - December 18 2017 The UAE economy has historically relied more heavily on cheques for processing payments than electronic transfers. By way of illustration, the UAE

The Aconcagua Bay - “always accessible”

Global - April 13 2018 On 26 March 2018 the Commercial Court ruled, in an extremely succinct decision, that a warranty in a voyage charterparty that a berth is “always

Directors disqualified for breaches of competition law

United Kingdom - April 16 2018 The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has secured undertakings to disqualify two directors for breaches of competition law. While this is

Shire v EMA: Clarification on orphan designation for products with the same active substance

European Union - April 24 2018 On 22 March 2018 the EU General Court handed down its judgment in Case T-8016 Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd v European Medicines Agency (EMA

FCA Insight Lecture: Dr Joanna Bryson - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

United Kingdom - April 23 2018 On 19 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) held their second Insight lecture in London on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine

Intelligent Transport - Data

United Kingdom - April 20 2018 Intelligent Transport is no longer an aspiration but a reality. Business has been quick to identify commercial goals such as faster shipping, more

Polish electricity capacity market open to foreign units from EU member states

Poland - April 20 2018 The Polish electricity capacity market, introduced on the basis of an act which was adopted in early December 2017, is open to entities from certain

Amendments to the Bulgarian Copyrights Act

Bulgaria - April 20 2018 On 29 March 2018 were promulgated amendments to the Bulgarian Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights Act (the Copyrights Act) so that both non-profit