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Anna Turi

By cash or card? HCA releases findings of sector inquiry into bank card acceptance market

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

In 2017 the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) initiated a sector inquiry into the bank card acceptance market.

Cesare Galli

Italy implements EU Trademarks Directive and further strengthens trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

Legislative Decree 15/2019, which implements the EU Trademarks Directive, entered into force on 23 March 2019.

Werner Jahnel

Revised PILA: setting the ground for trust arbitration in Switzerland?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

While trusts have not been incorporated into the Swiss legal system, Switzerland ratified the Hague Trust Convention with effect from 1 July 2007 and adapted its conflict of laws provisions – in particular, Articles 149(a) to 149(e) of the Private International Law Act.

Magdalena Kotyrba

One year to go: Q&A on EU Medical Devices Regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) entered into force in May 2017 and will fully apply from 26 May 2020.

Maurus Winzap

Fundamental changes to Swiss withholding tax on interest payments

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently announced its intentions to resume the temporarily suspended Swiss withholding tax reform and set out the general framework to introduce a paying agent tax system with regard to interest payments.

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court rules on its powers to restrict parties that withdraw trust proceedings to start afresh

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Royal Court recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings to start afresh in a judgment that considered, for the first time, the implications of a 2014 English Court of Appeal decision on the public interest in there being finality in litigation.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey