12 April 2018
New LMA Green Loan Principles Follow Lead of ICMA Green Bond Principles
The Loan Market Association and the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association published the Green Loan Principles (GLP) in March 2018. The GLP aim to stimulate green labelled lending as a distinct financing methodology by closely following the Green Bond Principles (GBP) of the International Capital Market Association.Read more
11 April 2018
Online Enforcement: The role of the WHOIS directory (no. 1)
Our series "Online enforcement" deals with particularities in the enforcement of rights on the Internet.
The identification of the person responsible for an online infringement is a major challenge for the rights owner. Proxy services and the EU General Data Protection Regulation restrict the information available on domain holders in the WHOIS directory and make enforcement more difficult.Read more
29 March 2018
The GDPR and Switzerland: 10 Myths and Misconceptions
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from May 25, 2018. The more stringent requirements for the handling of personal data will also apply to data processing by the numerous Swiss companies that target the EU end customer market or whose data processing in some other way falls within the (intended) broad scope of the GDPR. The somewhat ambiguous wording and the complexity of the GDPR favor myths and misconceptions. Some of them also find their way into publications and recommendations of advisors. In this blog post , we highlight ten myths we encounter in our practice (namely in the context of ongoing GDPR compliance projects for Swiss companies) and clarify the corresponding misconceptions.