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Dominique Müller

Broad jurisdiction for avoidance claims (actio pauliana) – also for Swiss defendants?

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As a recent European Court of Justice opinion is likely to be adopted by Swiss legal doctrine and precedent, parties domiciled in Switzerland may be targeted by avoidance claims in another signatory state of the Lugano Convention based on a contract to which they were not a party but that was merely concluded between the debtor and a creditor..

Jürg Schneider

Federal Council offers financial assistance to online media

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

In view of the media industry's ostensibly democratic and political role, the Federal Council has decided to adopt effective and feasible support measures.

Avneet Jaswal

Thirty-month notice of termination ruling overturned

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently reaffirmed that the upper limit for reasonable notice remains 24 months, absent exceptional circumstances.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation decision on activities of controlling entities

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Article 2497 of the Civil Code sets out that companies which provide direction to coordinate their subsidiaries are directly liable to the subsidiaries' minority shareholders for any damages caused to profitability and shareholding value by a violation of fair management principles.

Alain Levy

Modernisation of private M&A transactions and PACTE: part two

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

The Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation was recently adopted.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Legislative reforms seek to reduce single-use plastic waste

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The production of single-use plastics has increased exponentially in recent decades and in Mexico the volume of single-use plastic waste now exceeds the country's recycling capabilities.

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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

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