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CPR Appoints New Cyber Panel Ahead of Anticipated Increase in Data Security Disputes

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, a New York-based organisation offering Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, has recently announced the launch of a new specialised panel of neutrals, commissioned to deal with cybersecurity disputes. The Cyber Panel is composed of experts in cyber-related areas such as data breaches and subsequent insurance claims. In a press release, Noah Hanft, President of CPR, described the new panel as guiding the “critical effort” by businesses to “prevent and/or resolve cyber-related disputes in a manner that best protects operations, customers and reputation”

Astro v First Media – lessons learned

The latest development in the dispute over a failed joint venture between Astro, a Malaysian media group (“Astro“), and companies which are part of the Indonesian giant Lippo, including PT First Media TBK (“First Media“) (Astro Nusantara International B.V. and others v PT First Media TBK and others, HCCT 45/2010), saw the Hong Kong High Court allowing enforcement of arbitral awards made in favour of Astro, despite the Singapore Court of Appeal’s (“Singapore CA“) ruling in October 2013 refusing enforcement. Case Summary The arbitration proceedings commenced at SIAC in 2008,

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