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Regulating cryptocurrencies in Africa and China – where are we now?
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China has become one of the main investorsin Africa in the past few years, while the continent has been experiencing significant transformation in the digital space. Coupled with the...

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France – Limits to the new neighbouring rights for press publishers and agencies
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France was the first country to implement Article 15 of the 2019 Directive on Copyright in a Digital Single Market which creates an exclusive right for press publishers to authorise...

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When ‘Nova Tela’ is as common as telenovelas World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before WIPO, a panel has refused to transfer the domain name ‘novatela.com’, finding that the ...

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The war against deepfakes: an EU perspective
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Fake images, sounds and videos are nothing new – but it does not take a whole editing suite to create them anymore. The volume of deepfake videos and images online is rising rapidly,...

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PSD2 & GDPR: an opportunity for the African mobile payment business?
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Africa leads the way in terms of mobile payments in the world, and in relation to Europe-to-Africa money transfers, the ability to comply with PSD2 and GDPR could open new opportunities and ...

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Overview of data protection laws in Africa
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Data protection is gaining round in Africa, with more and more countries introducing legal frameworks. Here, we review some recent measures, which common trends can be found and whether...

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Data protection in Benin Africa Law and Business

Benin has been one of Africa’s front-runners when it comes to data protection law. Aissatou Sylla and the Benin data protection authority (APDP), explain the practicalities of the...

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Overview of data protection laws in Africa Africa Law and Business

Data protection law has been gaining ground in Africa over the past 20 years. Today, out of 54 countries, 25 have passed data protection laws, the latest countries being Uganda, Nigeria and ...

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Keeping up with the Jonesies: UDRP Panel refuses to transfer 'littlejonesies.com' World Trademark Review

Aissatou Sylla and David Taylor co-authored this article published in World Trademark Review.

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