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Jürg Schneider

IT outsourcing by banks and insurers facilitated by revised regulations

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

On 1 January 2020 the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority implemented various revised rules primarily targeting small banks (the so-called 'small banks regime').

Aaron Goonrey

Poorly managed performance improvement plans: how to avoid adverse action claims

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In an ironic turn of events, a poorly implemented and followed performance improvement plan (PIP) resulted in an employer having to pay A$205,342 to an employee who had brought a successful adverse action claim in the Federal Circuit Court.

Lloyd Harmetz

SEC charges Switzerland-based dealer for selling US investors unregistered SBS for bitcoins

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently charged a Switzerland-based securities dealer for offering and selling unregistered security-based swaps to US investors using bitcoins and for failing to transact its swaps on a registered national exchange.

Pedro Cortés

New Arbitration Law eradicates dual system

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The new Arbitration Bill was approved in general terms by the Legislative Assembly in 2018 and voted into law in November 2019.

Geraldine Elliott

Full and frank disclosure means more than just putting relevant matters in evidence – a new year warning

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

New year, new reminder of the obligation to make full and frank disclosure in without notice applications, this time in the context of a falling out within the UK Independence Party.

Jesper Windahl

Temperature deviation and gross negligence under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court decision concerned carrier liability for temperature damage to a consignment of pharmaceuticals.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA