• Autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence and the law

    Autonomous vehicle technology and the artificial intelligence used to drive along our roads is a staggering achievement.

    February 06, 2018

  • Personal information security specification

    On 29 December 2017 the Standardization Administration of China issued an Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification (GB/T 35273-2017)(the “Specification”), which will come into effect on 1 May 2018.

    February 02, 2018

  • 2018 proxy guidelines update: ISS and Glass Lewis

    Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Service (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) recently released their United States policy recommendations for...

    December 19, 2017

  • Data protection regime in Turkey takes shape

    Turkey’s data protection regulation published in November gives data control personnel responsibility for removal of personal data.

    December 07, 2017

  • Time to take stock of cyber risks


    As fully autonomous vessels are expected to take to the seas by 2018, organisations within maritime industries need to take stock of the threat that cyber risk represents as increasing digitisation redefines the market, as Ffion Flockhart, Steven Hadwin and Rahul Mansigani, of Norton Rose Fulbright, explore

    November 03, 2017

  • 2017 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

    Thirteenth edition highlights ever-increasing threat to cyber security and data protection

    October 25, 2017

  • A new era in franchising compliance is here

    In this update we look at new laws for protecting vulnerable workers and what these changes mean for franchisors.

    September 15, 2017

  • Delaware provides legal clarification for blockchain maintenance of corporate records – the view from Canada

    Interest in blockchain, the technology driving the virtual currency Bitcoin, has grown dramatically over the last few years as it has the potential to transform many business processes, making these processes more efficient, transparent and secure while reducing human error, costs and administrative delays.

    September 13, 2017

  • China issues announcement to ban fundraising through token offerings

    On 4 September 2017 seven Chinese government agencies1 jointly issued an Announcement on Preventing Risks relating to Fundraising through Token Offerings (Announcement), which took effect immediately upon issuance.

    September 08, 2017

  • Franchising Focus – Winter 2017 edition

    Welcome to the Winter edition of Franchising Focus, where we focus on issues you need to consider before engaging third party delivery service providers; changes to casual employment conditions in the franchise sector; and the obligations for the remaining 457 visas.

    August 11, 2017