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Pedro Cortés

Macau banking and financial services overview: legal update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In 2018 and 2019 the legislature approved numerous laws to reinforce Macau's economic stability and international fiscal cooperation.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission sets aside show cause notice

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently examined whether Wateen Telecom Limited had resorted to a tie-in arrangement for analogue TV services provided to a housing scheme in Lahore, restricting consumer choice and abusing its dominant position in violation of the Competition Act.

Junichi Ikeda

Recharacterisation of product risks

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Although product compliance has always been an important issue for manufacturers, it has historically been overshadowed by safety-related product risks, and considerations regarding product compliance have typically been integrated with other product risks.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA restates and updates guidance regarding pre-inception index performance data

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

In a recent interpretative letter, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) provided guidance to a registered broker-dealer as to the use of pre-inception index performance data relating to a proprietary index.

Karina Plain

Should fraud unravel all? The Supreme Court thinks so

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to a recent Supreme Court decision, if a claimant applies to have a judgment set aside due to fraud, they need not attempt to uncover that fraud before the judgment, even where it is suspected.

Beat Mumenthaler

New rules for reorganising financially distressed companies

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In June 2018 the House of Representatives narrowly voted to support a bill which proposes additional protection from claw-back actions for creditors which grant loans that are pre‑approved by an insolvency administrator.

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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