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Sumarsono Darsono

Cross-border insolvency regime – past and future

Litigation - Hong Kong

There are no statutory provisions empowering the Hong Kong courts to provide assistance and recognition to foreign insolvency office holders.

Matthieu de Varax

Liability for damages caused by bird strikes

Aviation - France
Odi-se Avocats

Bird strikes are not uncommon in civil aviation: every year there are approximately 5,000 to 6,000 incidents costing $1.2 billion worldwide.

Michael W Peregrine

DOJ recommends antitrust elements in compliance plan

Competition & Antitrust - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Department of Justice Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Andrew Finch recently stated that the Antitrust Division is re-examining whether, and to what extent, it should recognise pre-existing compliance programmes with some form of credit, including potentially at the charging stage or at sentencing.

Vera Lavvas

Foreign employers face penalties for non-compliance with working and wage conditions regarding notification procedure

Immigration - Switzerland
Suter Howald Attorneys at Law

Under the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons, nationals of EU and European Free Trade Association states have the right to freely choose their place of work or residence within the territories of the contracting parties.

Claire King

Know your position: an overview of the role of the certifier

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

Certifiers hold a key role in construction contracts.

Alexander Vogel

Swiss financial regulators ahead of EU curve

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The European Parliament and the European Council recently expanded the scope of the EU anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regulations to cover cryptocurrencies and virtual currencies.



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