Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 – practical challenges for stakeholders | AZB & Partners

Legal Briefing

The Supreme Court of India has recognised the right to privacy as a fundamental right, which is intrinsic to life, personal liberty and is inseparable from human existence. To codify this right, to put in place a robust regime for data protection, and to safeguard against encroachments on privacy by state and non-state actors, the …

Doing business in Brazil | Souza, Mello e Torres

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Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza, Bruno Sartori, Fabricio Cardim and Juliana Dal Moro Amarante of Souza, Mello e Torres discuss the changing business and investment landscape of Brazil.

The top three data protection law topics in Japan | Atsumi & Sakai

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In Japan, the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) is the primary law that regulates data protection issues. In this article, we will cover a few significant recent amendments to the APPI, including one currently under consideration, while also touching on the new guidelines issued by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) last …

Cancellation of tax certificates, the newest measure against tax avoidance | SMPS Legal

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On 1 January 2020, new regulations came into force as a consequence of several amendments published in the Mexican Official Gazette on 9 December 2019. Among these regulations, the legislative branch introduced new powers to the Federal Tax Code under which the tax authorities will be entitled to restrict, and eventually cancel, the tax certificates …

Copyrights to work made for hire under Norwegian law | Kluge Advokatfirma

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Intellectual property rights are of increasing importance, and for some companies, their most valuable assets. In fact, among S&P 500 companies, the proportion of the company value attributable to intellectual capital (of which intellectual property rights (IPR) are often the most important) is as high as 87%. Although the importance of intangible assets relative to …

Are you prepared? | Herbert Smith Freehills

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Alexander Oddy, Greig Anderson, Paul Lewis and Tom Hutchinson of Herbert Smith Freehills review the major insurance issues facing in-house lawyers in the current market.

Brand and reputation management for general counsel in South Korea | Yoon & Yang LLC

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That companies with reputable brands have consumer trust implies on its own that these companies run a successful business. These companies can easily enter new markets and expand market share in existing markets, whereas competitors suffer from this encroachment and face entry barriers to new markets. Embedded within these reputable brands is the consumer trust …

The risk-based approach under the GDPR and Swiss data protection laws

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Revised Swiss Data Protection Act (revised FADP) embrace a risk-based approach to data protection. Organisations that control the processing of personal data (controllers) are encouraged to implement protective measures corresponding to the level of risk of their data processing activities.