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Bernhard Lötscher

Proposed implementation of FATF and Global Forum transparency recommendations meets stiff opposition

White Collar Crime - Switzerland
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd

In one comprehensive bill, the Federal Council addressed the concerns of the Financial Action Task Force and the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes with regard to the transparency of legal entities.

Ian Mann

Getting schooled in Nord Anglia – extra safeguards for companies facing appraisal litigation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

In Nord Anglia the justice made directions orders regarding the use of keyword searches, the number and scope of information requests, and the conduct of management meetings consistent with the orders made in Xiadu Life Technology.

Kevin Bowers

First Conduct Rule breaches: not just anti-competitive, but illegal

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams Bowers

The Competition Commission recently issued an advisory bulletin on the potential risks that could arise under the Competition Ordinance (Cap 619) in the employment context.

Neil Q Miller

Enforcement proceedings against state entities – from one end to another

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

In most jurisdictions, when it comes to enforcing an arbitral award against a non-paying or recalcitrant state or a state-owned entity, the road can be long and full of obstacles.

Katie Lee

Supreme Court denies leave regarding natural health product licence

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court recently dismissed The Winning Combination's leave to appeal.

José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

Abuse of dominance enforcement – what's next?

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Since the start of 2018, following a period in which it focused on the persecution of cartels, the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) has directed more resources towards concluding pending abuse of dominance matters and occasionally launching new dominance cases.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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