International Law Office

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Alexander Vogel

Private mergers and reorganisations

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss law, the acquisition of a business may be structured as a mere share deal, a mere asset deal or – according to the Merger Act – a statutory merger, demerger or bulk transfer.

Erin Porter

Amending the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In 2018 the Ontario government issued a new compensation framework regulation that continued to freeze the current levels of compensation for executives at most designated employers within the broader public sector.

Lynn Ing

Infringement based on making and selling under existing NOC struck from action

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court has granted in part Pharmascience's motion to strike out portions of Teva's statement of claim under Subsection 6(1) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations relating to glatiramer acetate (Teva's Copaxone and Pharmascience's Glatect).

Daksha Baxi

Family settlements: the panacea to familial disharmony

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Wealth-related disputes are common – even when family and relationships are valued over material needs.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

ASEA introduces provisions to regulate waste management in hydrocarbons sector

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The National Agency for Industrial Safety and the Protection of the Environment in the Hydrocarbons Sector recently published NOM-001-ASEA-2019 (NOM-001) in the Federal Official Gazette.

Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

OnDemand

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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