International Law Office

Latest updates

Reto Luthiger

New licensing requirement for investment managers

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Financial Institutions Act came into force on 1 January 2020.

Adam D Bowser

FCC's new foreign ownership review rules set to take effect

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

For the first time, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will have formal rules governing the process for Team Telecom review of licence applications involving foreign ownership.

Marcel Meinhardt

Parliament agrees on stricter concept of market power

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Parliament is currently debating the so-called 'fair price initiative' and an indirect counter-proposal by the government, both of which aim to tighten the Cartel Act.

Catharine Bell

Family governance – enforceability and sustainability in private wealth structures

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
Forsters LLP

Any legal structure incorporating family governance principles will be a hybrid of elements from corporate governance but with flexibility that is not possible in a truly commercial context; rigid structures and families rarely go together.

Jürg Schneider

Revised telecoms legislation enters into force

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act and its various implementing ordinances.

Marius Höfler

Court rules on cut-off date provisions in bonus plans

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

In 2020 the Berlin-Brandenburg Regional Labour Court ruled on the effectiveness of a cut-off date clause in a works agreement.

OnDemand

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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