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  • Technology and Construction Division opened in DIFC Courts

    Article

    Submitted: 12 December 2017

    This article considers what parties should be aware of when considering the Technology and Construction Division as a potential venue for hearing their disputes.

  • Vicarious liability and deliberate data breaches by employees

    Article

    Submitted: 07 December 2017

    The implications of a malicious data breach were considered in Various Claimants v WM Morrisons Supermarket plc.

  • UK Budget 22 November 2017 - Simmons & Simmons' expert commentary

    Article

    Submitted: 22 November 2017

    Simmons & Simmons' expert commentary on those tax aspects of the 2017 UK Budget, released on 22 November 2017, which are of particular interest to the business community.

  • Simmons & Simmons FinTech Fund

    Seminar

    Submitted: 21 November 2017

    The Simmons & Simmons FinTech Fund was launched in May 2016 and is the first fund of its kind designed to help early stage FinTech businesses solve some of the difficult legal problems they often encounter at the infancy of their businesses. This training page provides the opportunity to hear from the founders of the exciting startups supported through the fund.

  • Voorkom veel gemaakte fouten in uw merkenportfolio Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 09 November 2017

    ​De merken van uw bedrijf zijn waardevolle assets. Het is dan ook opvallend dat de bescherming van uw merken in veel gevallen suboptimaal is. Paul Tjiam, hoofd van de afdeling soft IP, heeft samen met zijn collega’s onderzoek verricht bij circa 30 merkenportfolio’s van internationale en nationale bedrijven. Ruim drie kwart van deze bedrijven had zijn merkenportfolio niet volledig op orde. Onvoldoende merkbescherming kan leiden tot misbruik en inbreuk door derden.

  • ICT Horizons - Autumn 2017 Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 01 November 2017

    The purpose of ICT Horizons is to update clients on material legal and regulatory developments relating to commercial/ICT law and make recommendations in relation to the issues arising from those developments.

  • Updating PRC Cyber Security Law: What does it mean to UK Businesses

    Seminar

    Submitted: 25 October 2017

    The PRC Cyber Security Law came into effect on 01 June 2017 this year. In addition to data protection, this session provides an update for requirements in relation to network securities, cyber sovereignty, data export control and many more.

  • Demystifying Commodity Finance Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The term commodity finance covers a multitude of products offered both by banks and, increasingly, by non-bank financial institutions. This session seeks to demystify what is meant by commodity finance by providing an overview of some of the most commonly used products in the market and exploring the legal and practical considerations that need to be taken into account when structuring and negotiating commodity finance transactions.

  • MiFID2: Research Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The new rules related to payment for research is the aspect of MiFID 2 that has generated the most industry debate and press attention. In this session we talk through the approaches and trends that we are seeing within the industry for different asset classes and take an in-depth look at the issues facing groups that use a global research sharing model and/or have a global execution capability. We also look ahead to what the FCA is likely to do in terms of supervision and enforcement after 03 January 2018.

  • Unified Patent Court: The slightly surprising limits of its jurisdiction

    Article

    Submitted: 18 October 2017

    The jurisdiction of the Unified Patent Court, within its area of competence, is somewhat broader than might be expected. Complexity arises due to the manner in which amendment of the Brussels Regulation brings the Unified Patent Court into the wider European context and the interplay between the Brussels regulation with the Lugano agreement.

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