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Michael Lips

Voters reject three environmental bills

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Swiss voters recently decided on three environmental bills.

Zhigang Zhu

SPC publishes six exemplary cases relating to punitive damages

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In China, decisions in which punitive damages are claimed and supported by the court are becoming increasingly frequent.

Yoram Shiv

SPACs: tax considerations

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

While traditional initial public offerings (IPOs) have become risky, difficult and vulnerable to conflict as to the issuer's valuation, a merger or combination with an IPO-funded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) offers an alternative.

Thijs Hekman

Terminating and opening bank accounts through litigation

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Litigation on the termination of bank accounts due to compliance issues or strategic reorientation has become more prevalent in recent years.

William Jones

Court of Appeal finds that Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal order in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available.

Nikita Maltsev

Data protection law amended to increase personal data subjects' rights

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Law on Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences enhances personal data subjects' rights by changing fines and extending the limitation period for data-related breaches.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru