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Alexander Vogel

New DLT law is just around the corner

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In September 2020 Parliament passed a law to incorporate crypto assets and digital ledger technologies (DLT) into Swiss law.

Shawn Kirby

Arbitrator bias and duty of disclosure in shipping arbitration: Supreme Court adopts pragmatic approach

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Supreme Court recently examined the requirement that an arbitrator must disclose related or linked appointments, which is a long-running debate, particularly in specialist fields (eg, maritime disputes), where there has traditionally been a limited pool of arbitrators.

Claudia Bock

Competition authority imposes fine on retailer for abuse of significant market power

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently announced in a press release that it had imposed a Kc32 million (approximately €1.2 million) fine on Czech retail chain HRUŠKA, spol sro for an alleged abuse of significant market power.

Nick Rogers

Snapshot: private fund registration – what have we learnt?

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

For the best part of 20 years, private equity sponsors and their global advisers have been attracted by the Cayman Islands' neutrality, efficiency, quality and flexibility – but also by its predictability.

Philip Lapin

Trademarks Office to allow expedited examination for COVID-19-related goods and services

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

On 14 December 2020, for the first time in more than a decade, the Trademarks Office announced that it will grant requests for the expedited examination of trademark applications.

Simona Zangrandi

Updated transfer pricing documentation requirements

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

A new provision establishes the requirements for the suitability of transfer pricing documentation.

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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