International Law Office

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Antonina Yaholnyk

Applying for new merger control amnesty

Competition & Antitrust - Ukraine

The Anti-monopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMC) recently approved regulations providing for a merger control amnesty in Ukraine.

Donna M Parisi

CFTC approves rules enhancing protections for retail forex customers

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Retail customers investing in the foreign exchange market face heightened risks, including the risk of losses incurred by minor price movements in the market.

Christophe Rapin

Privacy protection and banking secrecy

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

A recent amendment to the Federal Act on Banks and Saving Banks has increased criminal liability for the violation of banking secrecy.

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou

Supreme Court declines recognition of Chapter 11 proceedings

Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court of the Bahamas recently dismissed an application seeking various orders in aid of bankruptcy proceedings commenced in the United States concerning various Bahamian companies placed into Chapter 11.

Dániel Gera

Unlawful dismissal – additional damages claims after binding court decision?

Employment & Benefits - Hungary
Schoenherr Rechtsanwälte

The 2012 Labour Code introduced significant changes concerning the compensation to be paid by employers in the event of unlawful dismissal.

Rainer Herzig

Cranberry tablets – food or medicine?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Defining the boundaries between medicines, food supplements, dietetic foods and foods is frequently difficult.



Climate change as a driver of change

Environment & Climate Change / Brazil, Sweden


The brave new world of Bitcoin

Banking / Austria, Canada, Japan, Luxembourg, Nigeria, Sweden


Policyholder protection funds

Insurance / Brazil, Finland, Hong Kong, Israel