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Small firms thrown lifeline in insurance test case ruling

Image copyright Getty Images Small businesses have been thrown a lifeline after the High Court ruled some insurers should have paid out for losses caused by lockdown. Judges ruled that the disease clauses in some business interruption policies should have meant they were covered. Following lockdown, a host of businesses had to close their doors and many looked to insurers… Read more →

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Carmakers urge FTC to fight Qualcomm ruling

Image copyright Getty Images A group of carmakers and tech firms is urging US regulators to take further action against chipmaker Qualcomm over its sales practices. Tesla, Ford, Honda, Daimler, Intel and MediaTek have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to fight a recent court ruling in favour of Qualcomm. Qualcomm has a practice of requiring customers to sign patent… Read more →

Companies hope to avoid ‘catastrophic’ EU data-transfer ruling

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Austrian Max Schrems has been in a years-long battle over the transfer of his data to the US An imminent privacy ruling has the potential to cause chaos for companies which transfer data out of the EU. Legal experts are confident that a “worst-case” judgement will not be reached, but still warn of far-reaching implications.… Read more →