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Rhidian David

More flexible regime for intra-group guarantees issued by public limited companies

Company & Commercial - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Law 2019-744 of 19 July 2019 seeks to simplify and update wide-ranging aspects of company law.

Katrina Edge

Enforcement of Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Under the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 1983, the powers of a secured party on enforcement were limited to a power of sale.

Eva Škufca

CPA imposes record fine for failure to notify concentration

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

In early 2019 the Competition Protection Agency (CPA) imposed a record fine of almost €54 million for a failure to notify a concentration (so-called 'gun jumping').

Alexander Vogel

Rules of conduct under FinSA

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The rules of conduct under the Federal Act on Financial Services (FinSA) are based on the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2004/39/EC) and the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2014/65/EU) and simplify market entry to the European Union for Swiss financial services providers.

Bernd Rajal

Supreme Court rules on distribution network operators' obligation to connect

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently considered whether distribution network operators must provide network users with a written cost estimate for a grid connection even if the general obligation to connect final customers to the grid is still in dispute and has yet to be decided by the competent authority.

Joel Stewart

PERM: employers, representatives and agents

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

Some employers have learned the hard way that the role of representatives and attorneys is clearly separated in the Programme Electronic Review Management (PERM) rule and that a violation of this rule may have serious consequences.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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