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Alexander Vogel

Bulk transfers

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.

Kristen Woo

Unintentional discrimination is still discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently held that a law firm discriminated against an applicant because of his age and race, and by failing to investigate his discrimination complaint.

Samuel Beighton

UK competition authority continues to penalise individuals for competition law infringements

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently publicised the disqualification of three individuals from acting as directors as a consequence of their company's involvement in an infringement of UK competition law.

Antony Sassi

Subpoena in aid of disciplinary challenge

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court has once again been asked to review its jurisdiction to grant permission to issue subpoenas directed at witnesses.

Andreas Wildi

Fertility preservation and dementia prevention covered by compulsory healthcare insurance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

​The Federal Department of Home Affairs recently decided that measures to preserve the fertility of people suffering from cancer will now be covered by compulsory health insurance.

Peggy Sharon

Insurance, diamonds and fraud: court declines insured's appeal regarding fraudulent jewellers block claim

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Supreme Court recently declined an appeal filed by an insured and several companies controlled by him against the insurers Allianz Versicherungs, Menorah Mivtachim Insurance Company and HDI-Gerling Industrie Versicherungs.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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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