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Michael Lips

New attempt to tighten rules on foreign real property investments

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The Legal Affairs Committee of the National Council recently submitted an initiative that would temporarily prohibit the acquisition of business premises by persons abroad.

Maria Ioannou

New Spatial and Urban Planning Law affects onshore and offshore RES projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Law 4759/2020 on the Modernisation of Spatial and Urban Planning Legislation and Other Provisions was recently enacted.

Nicolas Contis

Expert reports drawn up in a non-adversarial manner and principle of adversarial proceedings

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

In a notable decision, the first civil chamber of the Supreme Court held that under the Code of Civil Procedure, a judge cannot refuse to examine expert reports which disfavour a party that was not called on or represented during the expertise proceedings.

Gabriela Salerno

Do ANVISA's new guidelines jeopardise the patentability of patent applications?

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

The National Health Surveillance Agency recently published four guidelines on its prior consent procedure, which all pharmaceutical patent applications in Brazil must undergo before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO) conducts the technical examination.

Raúl Herrera Hazas

Amendments to EU-Mexico Trade Agreement and investment arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - International
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

Mexico and the European Union have agreed to update the EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement, which aims to improve, among other things, the settlement of investment disputes.

Stephan Erbe

Senders' disclosure and information duties under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

This article discusses an insightful judgment of the Geneva first-instance court.

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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