International Law Office

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Janine Häsler

No review by Swiss courts of government's approach to climate change

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Supreme Court has held that an association of elderly women lacks standing to request the Swiss courts to review Switzerland's approach to meeting the Paris Agreement targets to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Luc Courtois

Investment funds: recommendations for fund managers

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

The Luxembourg Financial Supervisory Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and have issued a number of recommendations for fund managers concerning remote working, risk management and compliance, disclosure and reporting requirements..

Phillipe De Wulf

No retroactive suspension of notice period due to COVID-19 temporary unemployment

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Until now, there has been no suspension of the notice period served on employees who have been made temporarily unemployed under the specific 'COVID-19 regime'.

Victor Onyegbado

Judicial saga of crew wage claims

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

In a recent ruling concerning a claim for crew wages, the National Industrial Court held that Section 254C(1)(a) of the Constitution clearly vests the court with the exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine civil causes and matters relating to or connected with labour, employment, trade unions or industrial relations and matters arising from the workplace.

Carlos Trujillo

Competition authority introduces fast-track merger procedure

Competition & Antitrust - Ecuador
Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados

The Superintendency for Market Power Control (SCPM) recently published a resolution which established a fast-track merger control procedure and introduced the so-called 'failing firm' defence.

Frank Spoorenberg

First annulment of investment arbitration award by Supreme Court

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court – for the first time – partially annulled an arbitral award issued in an investment arbitration.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan