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Global Intellectual Property Newsletter –23rd Edition – Legal Issues Surrounding the Protection of 'Data' and other IP Topics
11 September 2019
We welcome you to the 23rd Edition of the Clifford Chance Global IP Newsletter. This newsletter has a focus on legal issues concerning the protection and use of 'Data'. We start with the question of whether there is a need for an ownership right to data...
26 August 2019
Debarment regimes exclude companies from public procurement opportunities following conviction for specified offences. We examine the global trend towards the strengthening of these regimes and how this is likely to affect companies in the Asia Pacific.
14 August 2019
On 7 August 2019, the Singapore Convention on Mediation (the "Convention"), the world's first ever convention on mediation, was signed in Singapore. In an early sign of strong multilateral support, 46 countries signed the Convention including the...
1 August 2019
"一带一路" 倡议项目涉及投资人、融资方、咨询顾问、承包商、政府或国有企业等等众多参与方之间的复杂合同安排。很多项目存在政治和技术两个层面的挑战性。 投资人更有可能面临政治环境不稳定、项目延迟、费用超支等风险，以及在极端情况下还面临项目被放弃的风险。跨境基础设施项目涉及法律及监管体系纷繁复杂，发生争议的风险切实存在。
US Court Ruling Against Chinese Banks in Sanctions Case Reaffirms Government Subpoena Authority to Require Non-US Banks to Produce Documents and Information Held Overseas
24 July 2019
A recent US court ruling reinforces the well understood rule that non-US banks with branches or correspondent accounts in the US must comply with US government subpoenas regardless of their own country's laws. Under the US PATRIOT Act, non-compliance risks...
19 June 2019
Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects involve complex contractual arrangements with numerous parties including investors, financiers, consultants and advisers, construction contractors and government or state-owned enterprises. Many projects are both politically...
Global Intellectual Property Newsletter – 22nd Edition – IP Topics in Consumer Goods and other IP Topics
6 June 2019
We welcome you to the 22nd Edition of the Clifford Chance Global IP Newsletter, in which we will focus on IP-related questions in connection with consumer goods. We start with an overview on the current topic of influencer marketing where our colleagues from the...
29 May 2019
India's investment treaties lower the political and sovereign risk of Indian cross-border investments by providing investors with enforceable international legal protections. Given India's recent policy of terminating its investment treaties, Indian investors...
14 May 2019
Officials from the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) have been teasing for months that they would issue guidelines to help companies comply with US sanctions regulations. On 2 May 2019, OFAC made good and published the much-anticipated "A Framework...
9 April 2019
The Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) handed down judgment in its first cryptocurrency litigation on 14 March 2019. The decision gives important guidance on the interpretation of an online platform's terms and conditions, the relationship between...