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Fabiana Fagundes

Technology's role in commercial contracts

Company & Commercial - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

Simple legal transactions and contracts can often be completed at the click of a button.

Julie Melia

At a glance guide to Jersey wills for non-domiciled individuals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Personal assets that most commonly need to be accessed in Jersey following the death of a non-domiciled person are shares in Jersey companies and Jersey bank accounts and investments.

David M Lynn

SEC proposes to expand 'test-the-waters' accommodation

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed a rule and related amendments under the Securities Act that would permit issuers to engage in oral or written communications with potential investors that are, or are reasonably believed to be, qualified institutional buyers or institutional accredited investors, either prior to or following the filing of a registration statement, to determine whether such investors have an interest in a contemplated securities offering registered under the Securities Act..

Manuela Grassi

Time barred: court rejects contract claim based on limitation period

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A client company recently sued a leading Italian bank, arguing that the interest rate swap contracts concluded between the parties should be declared null and void because, among other things, no master agreement had been executed and the contracts had allegedly been concluded in violation of the bank's general duties of correctness and delay.

Herman Steen

Autonomous ships in unchartered waters

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Unmanned ships are on the horizon and the Norwegian maritime sector is uniquely positioned to take a leading role internationally in the development and commercialisation of this technology.

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