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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.

Eugenio Vaccari

Capital loss coverage postponed until 2025

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Pursuant to Paragraph 266 of the new Budget Law 2021, several duties relating to the mandatory coverage of company losses borne in 2020 have been postponed for five financial years, up until 2025.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

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.

Daniel Davies

Federal Court continues trend of granting summary judgment in appropriate patent proceedings

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In a recent case, the Federal Court granted summary judgment in favour of the plaintiff in respect of its patent impeachment action.

Sergi Giménez Binder

The new normal? COVID-19 legislation: travel restrictions

Aviation - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Since the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020, governments worldwide have made significant efforts to cope with this unforeseen situation and control the spread of the virus.

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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