The article includes legal assessments for institutions that receive data storage services through cloud computing systems regarding whether there is an obligation to keep data in storage centers domestically within the scope of data storage services to be received through cloud computing systems.
The Medical Device Directive (“MDD”) of the European Council numbered 93/42/EEC, which came into force in 1993 and amended in 2007 with the Directive 2007/47 /EC, was the primary regulation in the field of medical devices in the European Union (“EU”) for many years and has served to harmonize the legislation on medical devices among […]
The concept of the fourth industrial revolution or in other words, Industry 4.0 which has become widely heard in recent years; aims to combine the information technologies to transform or replace existing production processes with more efficient and low-cost production systems. Industry 4.0 affects many industries through its components such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, mobile devices, smart sensors and augmented reality and the like. Although the maritime industry does not come up as often as the examples in land and air transportation, it seems to have begun to keep up with this new era. In this article, we will examine the autonomous vessels and digitalised ports which become the most prominent topics.
I. INTRODUCTION Cloud database is the system where the data is stored by means of the hardware (such as computers, storage units, etc.) through the system located in a remote place from the computer that generates the data. Those data become available for the re-access of the user from the place where the data is stored […]
As the internet is getting used more widely nowadays, the trademark rights infringements is increasing through unfair gain in the virtual media obtained by persons who are not right holders with the conflict of some industrial property rights. With the Industrial Property Law No. 6769 (”IPL“), it is clearly determined in which case the use […]
Jonathan Thornton looks at the opportunities as well as challenges the current climate presents to deal making and the importance of carrying out due diligence, including things to look out for in your valuation.
At the end of June, the government unveiled the £200 million Sustainable Innovation Fund to help innovative businesses bounce back following the Covid-19 pandemic. On 27 June 2020, the government launched the Sustainable Innovation Fund to drive forward cutting-edge new technology following the coronavirus crisis. The fund is intended to develop new sustainable opportunities for […]
By Adrian Howells Following the Government’s announcement of The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), you will no doubt have found yourself inundated with communications about this from a variety of different firms, ourselves included. Whilst these communications set out the facts as listed on the British Business Banks (BBB) website, there is nevertheless a […]
“SWISS RE – WE MAKE THE WORLD MORE RESILIENT” – Trademark found not to be misleading without a limitation of the services to Swiss origin.
On 4 July, many businesses reopened, and there’s a lot to do to enable that, including keeping records to help with NHS Test and Trace. Here’s what you need to do to comply with data protection.
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DWF has come under fire for delaying its list of available job opportunities for soon-to-be newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors. Second-year trainees at DWF are understood to have confronted the firm on multiple occasions over the release of its NQ jobs list, claiming a delay in publication meant they are losing out on career opportunities. Earlier this […]
A host of City firms, including the magic circle, have pledged to combat career obstacles facing Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) lawyers. A total of 17 firms have signed up to the Race Fairness Commitment (RFC) pledge, which is led by Rare Recruitment. The RFC has been signed by the magic circle, Ashurst, BCLP, […]
DWF has lost a team to Deloitte Legal in Germany, following the former’s decision to consolidate its Cologne operations with its newer Düsseldorf office. The departing team includes the managing partner of DWF Germany Michael Falter, as well as global head of technology Klaus Brisch and corporate partner Mathias Reif. News of the departures first […]
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is pushing ahead with its US strategy, this time bringing in the head of Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s business and corporate litigation group. Mary Eaton will become part of its New York office, joining as co-chief of its securities and shareholder litigation practice with existing head Meredith Kotler, who joined the firm […]
Clifford Chance will retain 82 per cent of its final-seat trainees as newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors this autumn. A total of 46 second-year trainees are reaching qualification applied for jobs, with 45 applying for jobs. All those who were made offers accepted them: 36 on permanent contracts and a further two on six-month fixed-term contracts. Clifford […]
Orrick has offered all of its qualifying trainees fixed-term contracts as it mulls its Covid-19 options. The US firm has six qualifying trainees fixed-term contracts until the end of December and has deferred decisions on permanent retention until later in the year It has also deferred its trainees due to start this autumn until January […]