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Thomas Rihm

US companies bring care leave to Switzerland

Employment & Benefits - Switzerland
Rihm Rechtsanwälte

Under Swiss employment law, employees are entitled to only three fully paid care days for an ill child; there is no regulation for parents, siblings or partners.

Vasileios Psyrras

Renewal of civil liability certificates

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Department of Merchant Shipping recently issued a reminder to registered owners, bareboat charterers, managers and representatives of Cyprus-flagged ships regarding the renewal of civil liability certificates.

Todd E Phillips

First Circuit finds creditors' committees have unconditional right to intervene in adversary proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that Section 1109(b) of the Bankruptcy Code provides a creditors' committee with an "unconditional right to intervene" in an adversary proceeding.

Christoph Haid

New unfair trading act

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

Over the past few years, European and national institutions have warned about the negative effects of unfair trading practices in the supply chain.

Chris Canning

Door closes on out-of-time objections under Section 220(2.1)

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The Federal Court of Appeal has held that the minister of national revenue has no discretion to admit a taxpayer into the objections regime under Section 220(2.1) of the Income Tax Act.

Anthony Thompson

Online trust registration service updated

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) recently issued an updated set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the new online Trust Registration Service and the information that certain trustees must maintain and report.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey