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Will Pearce

Private M&A trends: the use of a 'locked box' pricing mechanism

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

For the sale of a company using a European-style share purchase agreement governed by English law, the use of a 'locked box' as the seller's preferred pricing mechanism is now more commonplace than the traditionally popular closing accounts.

Andreas Fankhauser

Liability regime governing JU-Air Junkers Ju-52 crash

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

While many legal issues surrounding the recent JU-Air Junkers Ju-52 crash have yet to be determined by the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board, claims for passenger deaths will be governed by the EU-Swiss Air Transport Agreement.

Emma West

Negligent misstatement and undisclosed principals – a gamble not worth taking

Litigation - United Kingdom

The Supreme Court recently ruled that a bank providing a reference relating to its customer owed a tortious duty of care only to the addressee.

Jennifer Flood

Federal Court refuses to authorise abusive fishing expedition by CRA

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The Federal Court has made a strong statement against an interpretation of the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA's) powers that would allow almost unlimited invasions of taxpayer privacy.

Camila Mendes Vianna

Brazil takes new steps towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Energy & Natural Resources - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Since 2017 Brazil has been developing an environmental public policy which supports a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Alexander Vogel

New regulatory framework to strengthen integrity of Swiss financial sector

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Swiss authorities are building a financial regulatory regime which considers the most important recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force's mutual evaluation report on Switzerland.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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