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Oliver Passmore

Don't delay – Jersey's Royal Court rules that time is a factor when deciding whether to exercise its discretion on grounds of mistake

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

A recent Royal Court judgment has indicated that delays in bringing an application to set aside a transfer of property to a Jersey trust due to mistake will be considered by the court when exercising its discretion as to whether to grant relief.

Miriam Simsa

Supreme Court facilitates financing companies with cross-border business

Corporate Finance/M&A - Austria

For the first time, the Supreme Court has upheld a security right granted under German law, even though the asset had been transferred to Austria.

Charlotte Morgan

High Court construes TUPE indemnity

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The High Court recently considered whether a Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) indemnity for employment payments which fell due before the transfer date included sums whose payment dates had not yet crystallised.

Victoria Yang

Injury claim between cohabiting family covered by homeowner's policy despite household exclusion

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

An Ontario court recently found that a personal injury claim by a daughter against her mother was covered by homeowner's insurance.

Deepshikha Dutt

Court dismisses statutory misrepresentation claim against credit union board in landmark decision

Litigation - Canada

For the first time, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has released a decision that considers issues of statutory misrepresentation in an offering statement under the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act 1994.

Till Spillmann

Non-public offerings in Switzerland – an endangered species?

Capital Markets - Switzerland
Niederer Kraft Frey

If everything goes according to plan, on 1 January 2020 Switzerland will have successfully overhauled its financial market legislation with the entry into force of the Financial Services Act and the Financial Institutions Act.



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