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Rayan Houdrouge

No deal? Post-Brexit admission of British nationals to Swiss labour market

Immigration - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Agreement on Admission to the Labour Market for a Temporary Transitional Period following the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the Free Movement of Persons will provide facilitated access to the labour market for British nationals in Switzerland and for Swiss nationals in the United Kingdom after Brexit.

K Shanti Mogan

High court rules that non-parties to arbitration are not bound by confidentiality

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

A high court recently ruled that the prohibition against third parties publishing, disclosing or communicating information relating to arbitration proceedings does not extend to non-parties to an arbitration.

Avneet Jaswal

Thirty-month notice of termination ruling overturned

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently reaffirmed that the upper limit for reasonable notice remains 24 months, absent exceptional circumstances.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court redefines location surcharge in rent control leases

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In early 2019 the Supreme Court passed three decisions confirming and clarifying its 2017 decision which had limited landlords' right to request a location surcharge for rent-controlled apartments in desirable neighbourhoods.

Samuel Yang

Final rules on protection of children's personal information issued

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The final version of the Provisions on the Cyber Protection of Personal Information of Children recently came into effect.

Dominique Müller

Broad jurisdiction for avoidance claims (actio pauliana) – also for Swiss defendants?

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As a recent European Court of Justice opinion is likely to be adopted by Swiss legal doctrine and precedent, parties domiciled in Switzerland may be targeted by avoidance claims in another signatory state of the Lugano Convention based on a contract to which they were not a party but that was merely concluded between the debtor and a creditor..

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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