Information technologies and the Internet keep on offering new and challenging issues to lawyers. Together with much estimated colleagues, Adrien had the opportunity to explore three of those issues in the following papers recently published:
Adrien and Vincent were invited in June by the Swiss CyberSecurity Association to speak about the GDPR and by Perennial SA to address various IT security issues to be taken into account in the financial sector.
The Paradox of Cyberattacks: Victims May Be Liable.
The recent wannacry cyberattacks raise the questions of how such situations would be addressed under the GDPR. Considering the heavy regulation to be complied with, companies targeted by the attacks may well end up - paradoxically - being at the same time liable. Our perspective on this touchy topic was just published in Le Temps, the main newspaper in the French-speaking part of Switzerland (p. 11).
High technologies are raising a lot of new issues under copyright law. This hot topic was at the heart of the annual IP conference recently held at the University of Geneva. We are pleased to share our contribution summarizing the essence of this conference which was just published on the Kluwer Copyright Blog.
6 mars 2017 - Commentaires fermés sur Recent Developments in Swiss Competition Law
Margin squeeze in the telecom sector, parity clauses in the online hotel booking field, refusal to deal in the market for pay live tv broadcasting of premium content, formation of joint ventures in the fast-moving advertising sector and other cases show the diversity and complexity of antitrust cases in Switzerland over the last year. Critical review by Christian Bovet and Adrien Alberini. Just published in the Swiss Business Law Review (2017/1).