International Law Office

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David Maria Marino

Control over distribution networks: recent IVASS and ANIA clarifications

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper

Section 46 of Institute for the Supervision of Insurance (IVASS) Regulation 40/2018 concerns (re)insurance distribution and provides that undertakings must, among other things, draft an annual report on the control over their distribution networks, which must be submitted to the board and the compliance division and delivered to IVASS.

Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

Jeremy Prain

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to resolve international disputes.

Hagen Köckeritz

Continuation of remuneration in event of illness: uniformity of incapacity

Employment & Benefits - Germany
Mayer Brown

In a recent case, the Federal Labour Court once again had to consider an employee's claim for continued remuneration in case of illness.

Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Supreme Court examines margin squeeze under Swiss competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed that Swisscom had abused its dominant position by charging abusive prices for wholesale broadband services between 2001 and 2007.

Grzegorz Pobożniak

Downstream mergers under Polish company law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Code of Commercial Companies allows for mergers of both independent companies and related entities.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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

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