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Olaf Hartenstein

Theft of semi-trailer and violation of safety instructions

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Federal Supreme Court concerned a clause in a consignor's general terms and conditions, according to which loaded vehicles had to be monitored while parked or parked where sufficient safety was guaranteed.

Fabienne Limacher

New capital band: greater flexibility in capitalisation of Swiss companies and necessary changes to tax law

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

One of the welcome measures of the Swiss corporate law reform is the so-called 'capital band', which provides companies with more flexibility regarding changes to their capital structure.

Elena Riga

Widow's pension: unequal treatment and discrimination on grounds of gender

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Administrative Court recently ruled in a case concerning the differentiation in treatment, by law, between women and men of deceased spouses.

Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta

Legislative overview – Brazil

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

This article provides an overview of the regulation and enforcement of IP rights in Brazil.

W Todd Miller

Do three rights make a wrong? Private party challenging consummated merger can obtain divestiture years later

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

For the first time, a private party has successfully challenged an acquisition and obtained an order requiring a divestiture of a company that had been acquired years before the case was filed.

Alexa Flórez

Possible conflicts of interest in evaluation reports compiled by directors and evaluation methods used in takeovers

Corporate Finance/M&A - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

The Supreme Court recently reached a decision concerning an appeal case against the National Court's annulment of a National Securities Market Commission agreement authorising a buy-out takeover.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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