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Alexander Vogel

Reporting of beneficial ownership: impact on listed companies

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Swiss law rules that the ultimate beneficial owners of a Swiss corporation must be disclosed to the company.

Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Court rules on policyholder's claim against insurer for information on stored personal data

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Cologne Higher Regional Court issued a decision on the scope of the right to information under the EU General Data Protection Regulation that has enormous implications for insurers that collect or process personal data.

Oscar Mago

Trademark registration FAQs

Intellectual Property - Peru
OMC Abogados & Consultores

In Peru, the trademark application process takes between five and six months.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Government proposes new measures to combat work-related crime

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed several new measures to prevent and counteract work-related crime, including with regard to penalising wage theft, requiring that wages be paid via bank transfer rather than in cash and approving certain businesses to limit rogue actors.

Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court analyses conflicting forum selection clauses

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently assessed a case where the parties had agreed two conflicting forum selection clauses within the same contract: an arbitration agreement and a jurisdiction clause in favour of a state court.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru