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  1. Hedge funds ‘cannot be too paranoid' on reputational risk

    Jenny Afia is a partner at London-based law firm Schillings. Unexpected issues gaining public exposure, competitors stealing your thunder and unusual patterns of negative press headlines should not be ignored; yes, they are a day-to-day part of...

  2. Beneficial ownership of assets under scrutiny in divorce

    David Greer is legal director at London law firm Schillings Family. Deftly skirting around the long-established principle that a company's assets belong to the company and not to the shareholders of the company, the Supreme Court invoked the...

  3. Netting problems will restrict pension funds, FCMs warn

    It's a very motley law you are dealing with, and nothing is certain in it," says Seth Grosshandler, a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen a bankruptcy-like regime without any set rules," says Menasco. Most are not subject to federal bankruptcy law...

  4. US bilateral margin rules: a hit parade of horrors

    You won't necessarily get netting between the two portfolios, but if you're really concerned about not having to margin trades that were on the books – and are going to be on the books for years and years – then you really may be forced to do that...

  5. Conflict of interest: banks call for unity on Eonia

    The contract works perfectly well without an obligation to pay negative interest and it is not self-evident that negative interest should be payable," says Simon Firth, a partner in the capital markets team at law firm Linklaters in London.

  6. Deadline looms for Isda group on resolution protocol

    These regimes include mandatory stays, but would only apply to a trade if both counterparties were subject to the law. If that bank's subsidiaries remain going concerns, however, this protocol would override that default, so specified entity...

  7. Google News Snippets, YouTube Embedded Videos Face Legal Challenges in Germany

    If the law had passed in that form, it would have caused significant issues with Google’s ability to run their Google News service in Germany. Webmasters will need to be much more careful about quoting content from online German publications if a...

  8. Failure to Comply: Judge Orders Google to Reveal Paid Media Relationships

    While Google failed to comply with the order regarding the media and requested clarification instead, Oracle published its list of individuals and organizations that it had paid, naming blogger Florian Mueller and Stanford professor Paul Goldstein...

  9. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    Even when content doesn’t violate their own guidelines, Google may bend to the law of any given country. In Thailand, the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology asked Google to remove 149 YouTube videos for allegedly insulting the...

  10. Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

    Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc.that buying ads based on a competitor's name doesn't violate trademark law. Under Australian law, the court could not levy a monetary fine against Google, though they ordered that the search giant pay the plaintiff’s...

  11. Google Reviews Japanese Court Order Demanding Removal of Autocomplete Terms

    Google is reviewing the court order, which would force Google's operations based in U.S.to obey the Japanese court of law. Other legal issues around Automcomplete/Suggest have included a "scam" suggestion in Paris (for which Google was found guilty...

  12. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    Content creators, law professors, copyright holders, philosophers, the MPAA, and the RIAA, there’s a place at the table for them,” Hedger said. Smith said in response to the White House’s show of opposition to the bill in its current form, "It is...

  13. Google & NSTIC Leading the March to Digital Totalitarianism?

    Any legal action can do so, even divorce or family court, though it is the law enforcement subpoenas you will never hear about. That the laws have to catch-up not only to constrain what law enforcement and government can do, but what the commercial...

  14. The Google+ Controversy & Virtual Worlds – A Question Of Identity

    Your Name, And The Law In short, the social media giants may soon not have any other option, as the law trumps their TOS. But there are a number of issues here. To illustrate some of the issues here, I'll use myself as an example.

  15. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    However, Linden Lab is not a law enforcement agency or a court. They can only respond to them within the boundaries of the law. But the upshot of both discussions, in a meta sense, is how DMCA, as the "law of the west" on the digital frontier is...