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Robots, politics and cross-border M&A
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • China, Germany, Global
  • June 20 2018

In recent years many jurisdictions have either introduced new controls on foreign investment or are making greater use of existing mechanisms to


No oral modification clauses - rock solid?
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2018

In its recent judgment in Rock Advertising v MWB, the Supreme Court held that a ‘no oral modification’ clause (a NOM clause) precludes contracting


Introducing the Freshfields Digital podcast series
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

In the face of disruption, established companies are having to harness emerging technologies and boost their digital offering. But as a result they


What’s different about digital deals?
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

If you are buying a business that looks like your own, the deal process is equally familiar. But apply traditional methods to a digital acquisition


The rise of people analytics
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

From sentiment analysis on emails to optimising the recruitment process, people analytics are an emerging tool in human resources. But should


Data and merger control
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

Antitrust regulators exist to preserve competitive markets. But in a world where digital businesses can become very powerful very quickly, they are


JFTC considers application of Anti-monopoly Act to HR practices
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA, Japan
  • June 14 2018

In recent years, there has been a selection of work-style reforms in Japan, as well as a general move away from lifetime employment and a welcoming of more diversified ways of working, such as self-employment. In this context, the Japan Fair Trade Commission recently published its Report of Study Group on Human Resource and Competition Policy. The report covers three substantive topics: concerted practices, unilateral conducts and undesirable activities


Plumber 'wrenches' victory in the UK Supreme Court. But no 'flood' of claims expected.
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 13 2018

On 13 June, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Pimlico Plumbers v Smith. As many expected, it upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision that Mr


Virtual banks in Hong Kong
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 13 2018

Following a period of consultation, the HKMA has published its conclusions and an updated Guideline on the authorisation of virtual banks. Some


Following up on Porras Guisado vs. Bankia
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union
  • June 13 2018

Further to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling in Porras Guisado v Bankia S.A C-10316, which addressed the questions referred by the Cataluña