International Law Office

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Stephan Schmalzl

Oops, I did it again: Austrian banks' terms and conditions and PSD II

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently responded to the Supreme Court's request for a preliminary ruling and issued a decision with respect to a dispute concerning the standard terms and conditions of Deniz Bank.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court orders minister of health to issue NOC to Fresenius Kabi for biosimilar

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Justice Manson of the Federal Court recently ordered the minister of health to issue a notice of compliance to Fresenius Kabi for IDACIO (adalimumab), a biosimilar of AbbVie's HUMIRA.

Francesco Pedroni

COVID-19: suspension of dismissals and extension of financial support and family leave

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

Law Decree 137/2020, the so-called 'Ristori Decree', recently came into force.

Bernardo Freitas

Hostile dispute between Stone and TOTVS over merger with Linx

Corporate Finance/M&A - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

The recent dispute between StoneCo Ltd and TOTVS SA over the acquisition of Linx SA has brought to light many important matters, especially directors' responsibility for damages caused to a company or its shareholders.

Fabienne Limacher

Tax relief on employee shares in start-ups and other non-listed companies

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Under the current tax framework, the non-uniform cantonal tax practices on the capital gains treatment and valuation of employee shares in start-ups and other non-listed companies lead to different tax consequences for employees depending on their place of residence.

Marco Vatta

Wine as case study for diverse IP rights

Intellectual Property - South Africa
Spoor & Fisher

With regard to the IP rights that exist in viticulture and viniculture, winemaking provides a comprehensive case study when unpacking plant breeders' rights, registered designs, patents and trademarks.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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