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Maurus Winzap

Intra-group debt financing: updated safe haven rates and thin capitalisation rules

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Swiss Federal Tax Administration recently published the 2019 safe haven interest rates to be used on intra-group loans.

Manuela Grassi

Interest rate swap derivative contract – Milan Court of Appeals confirms first-instance decision

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

The Milan Court of Appeals recently rejected an appeal against a Milan Court of First Instance judgment concerning an interest rate swap derivative contract.

Madalina Neagu

Enforceability of drag-along mechanism for limited liability companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - Romania

In Romania, joint stock and limited liability companies continue to be the most common type of corporation.

Guy Castegnaro

Status of British citizens living in Luxembourg post-Brexit

Immigration - Luxembourg

The Council of Government recently came to an agreement on the status of British citizens living in Luxembourg in the event that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union on 29 March 2019 without a withdrawal agreement.

Andrea Giannelli

Amendments to securitisation framework under Budget Law

Securitisation & Structured Finance - Italy
Legance Avvocati Associati

Parliament recently approved Law 145/2018 within the context of the Budget Law 2019 and introduced some notable changes to the Italian securitisation framework.

Hans Eriksson

Calculating copyright infringement damages using hypothetical licence fees

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Supreme Court recently rejected the application of a hypothetical licence fee to calculate reasonable compensation for massive copyright infringement through the operation of an illegal streaming site.



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