Category: Legal

Chinese court in Guangdong allows the use of WeChat and other social media records

In July 2018, the People’s Republic of China Nansha Court of Guangdong Free Trade Zone in Guangdong province issued the Internet Electronic Data Evidence Proof and Certification Procedures. The procedures allow records from social media communication to be submitted to the Nansha Court without notarisation. The procedures fall in accordance with the Civil Procedure Law…

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La tutela del Know-how e dei segreti commerciali alla luce del Decreto legislativo 63/2018

Il furto e l'appropriazione del know-how specifico di un'impresa concorrente permettono di sfruttare l'altrui conoscenza per implementare la propria. L'impresa che se ne appropria si procura infatti un indebito vantaggio concorrenziale ed evolutivo. La problematica della tutela del know how é sempre stato argomento di notevole interesse e complessitá. Occorre innanzitutto definire brevemente cosa si…

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The protection of know-how and trade secrets in light of Italy’s Legislative Decree 63/2018

The theft and the embezzlement of one enterprise’s “know-how” by another enterprise operating in the same field enables the latter to exploit others’ knowledge in order to implement one’s own. Indeed, the company that gets a hold of it obtains a competitive and evolutionary advantage. However, the issue of the protection of know-how has always…

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When courts in China may hold a director personally liable for their actions under criminal law and civil law

In its most recent newsletter, CONSULEGIS International Litigation & Arbitration Specialist Group presented an abbreviated overview of multiple jurisdictions’ legal views on when, based on company law, is a director is personally liable for their actions. Among the contributors to writing on the topic are five legal advisors from Horizons addressing Indonesia, Mongolia, Korea (DPRK), Russia and…

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When courts in Russia may hold a director personally liable for their actions under criminal and civil law

In its most recent newsletter, CONSULEGIS International Litigation & Arbitration Specialist Group presented an abbreviated overview of multiple jurisdictions’ legal views on when, based on company law, is a director is personally liable for their actions. Among the contributors to writing on the topic are five legal advisors from Horizons addressing Indonesia, Mongolia, Korea (DPRK), Russia and…

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