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 […]
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.
Should my company have a contingency plan? What measures should the plan include? Can I/should I isolate my employees, conduct health checks or questionnaires on their private life? Given the current situation, companies have to set up a contingency plan appropriate to the workplace and in accordance with the guidelines of the Health (“DGS”) and […]
As pubs and restaurants open this weekend we consider how regulatory enforcement for complying with Covid-19 social distancing might work.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, several Intellectual Property Offices (IPOs) have announced adapted guidelines and information on the current status of proceedings and deadlines.
The regulations of the legal framework for foreigners in Portugal and the procedure and rules to be followed by applicants for Investment Residence Permits (normally referred to as “Golden Visas” or “ARIs”), provide for a large number of investment models within the eight types of investment activity.
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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 […]
Another IP partner has left Cooley in the wake of a nine-lawyer exodus at the end of June. IP partner Charlie Winckworth, who joined Cooley at the start of last year from Hogan Lovells, has left the firm. He leaves one week after Cooley lost fellow IP partner Nick Bolter, four associates, a paralegal, and three […]
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DLA Piper is set to dish out bonus payments for the current financial year, with the firm joining the likes of Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters and Clifford Chance in splitting the award into two separate payments. Coming as part of the firm’s latest update to Covid-19-related measures, DLA also confirmed that the majority of people […]