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13 September 2019
A deliberate design feature of Bitcoin is that it enables users to buy or sell anything without revealing their identity. Yet, paradoxically, all Bitcoin transactions are stored publicly and permanently on blockchain. Now, as seen in recent cases, enterprising...
12 September 2019
The Government has ambitions for the UK to become the world’s most innovative economy and at the forefront of future technologies, but it says that without Government intervention and support from industry, the full economic and societal benefits of technology...
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...
6 September 2019
On 4 September 2019, the Home Office set out the arrangements that will apply to EU citizens who move to the UK after Brexit, should the UK leave the EU without a deal. These arrangements replace those set out in the policy paper published in January 2...
5 September 2019
The Court of Appeal has upheld an Order to strike out a US$100m claim brought by an unsecured creditor of the now defunct London Mining Plc against PwC and two of its insolvency practitioners. Fraser Turner brought the claims after London Mining's obligation...
3 September 2019
With a general election in the UK looking increasingly likely, we've taken a detailed look at one of the UK Labour Party’s most striking policies: to require that 10% of the shares in all large UK companies be transferred to an "inclusive ownership...
Australian court signals restrictive approach to sovereign immunity in enforcement action against Spain
29 August 2019
In the first decision of its kind, an Australian court has temporarily stayed the enforcement of a €101 million international arbitral award against the Kingdom of Spain ,confirming Australia as an increasingly favourable site for the enforcement of arbitral...
A recent Hong Kong Court reminder to non-executive directors regarding their duty to enquire and investigate in the face of red flags
27 August 2019
The recent Hong Kong judgment of Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Limited (in liquidation) v Olivia Lee Sin Mei  HKCFI 1715 reminds non-executive directors (NEDs), in particular those with a professional background, of their duty to exercise care and skill...
15 August 2019
The FCA’s final Guidance on Cryptoassets clarifies which types of cryptoassets the FCA considers to fall within the existing UK regulatory perimeter. In many ways, the Guidance simply confirms the status quo, as it reiterates the need to carry out a substantive...
14 August 2019
Part 3 of the Finance Act 2015 (FA 2015) introduced an entirely new tax on cross-border businesses and transactions. Four years later, the diverted profits tax (DPT) remains largely unique amongst national tax codes, with Australia the only other country to have...