Welcome to the Autumn edition of Franchising Focus, where we focus on the obligations regarding 457 visas; the mandatory data breach notification laws; and identifying and protecting intellectual property.
May 18, 2017
On May 10, 2017, the European Commission published the final report on its sector inquiry on competition in the e-commerce sector (the E-Commerce Report) and a mid-term review of its digital single market (DSM) initiative (the DSM Review), both of which were originally announced in May 2015.
May 16, 2017
On 11 April 2017 the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued draft “Measures for Security Assessment of Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data Overseas” (Measures) for public comment. In this briefing, we outline the key aspects of the Measures and examine the implications for businesses in China.
April 28, 2017
Privacy law changes: Key actions to ensure compliance
March 31, 2017
Franchise Alert – Termination for Insolvency Under Threat
March 30, 2017
Businesses face risks and opportunities during the Brexit negotiations between the UK and the European Union, with some sectors more affected than others.
March 29, 2017
Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs has announced amendments to the Republic’s cybersecurity laws, i.e. the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (CMCA), after a series of high-profile cyberattacks in recent years.
March 23, 2017
Although the risk of falling victim to fake news purveyors, cyber squatters and similar social media pitfalls is growing exponentially, many companies in South Africa are still not prioritising the protection of their intellectual property (IP).
March 13, 2017
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