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Valeria Gumuchdjian

Liability for false work references and reappraising social media

Employment & Benefits - Switzerland
Rihm Rechtsanwälte

Employers in Switzerland must provide work references that allow former employees to obtain new employment positions and may be liable for any false or overly negative work references that harm an employee's job search.

Arturo Sferruzza

How to manage risks in photovoltaic plant acquisitions

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

Even after the retrospective cut in renewable energy incentives in Italy, the acquisition of operating solar photovoltaic (PV) plants under the right conditions still provides strong financial returns to investors.

Constantinos Pashiardis

Court finds real likelihood of bias and orders arbitrator's dismissal

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the dismissal and replacement of an arbitrator.

Candice Gibson

SARS speaks up: clarity provided on taxation of cryptocurrencies

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently announced that it will continue to apply normal income tax rules to cryptocurrencies and expects affected taxpayers to declare cryptocurrency gains or losses as part of their taxable income.

Trevor Swett

How will Section 546(e) apply to public securities transactions in wake of Merit Management?

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

The Supreme Court's decision in Merit Management construes Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code more narrowly than most lower courts have done before.

Jennie Cherry

Establishing 'foreign' trusts in the United States

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Trusts remain a flexible succession planning tool for families wishing to pass wealth to future generations in a responsible manner and can include philanthropic goals.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey