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Giorgio Subiotto

Grand Court examines master-feeder redemption procedures

Litigation - Cayman Islands

A recent Grand Court decision is significant for Cayman master-feeder fund structures.

Gordon Drakes

Misrepresentation in franchising – important lessons from recent High Court case

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Four former Vision Express franchisees were recently successful in their claim against their franchisor, in which they alleged that they had been induced to enter into their franchise agreements on the basis of false information provided by a Vision Express employee.

Takashi Tsukioka

Application of fair disclosure rule to listed bonds

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The newly introduced fair disclosure rule enacted under Japan's securities laws and regulation regime is most often considered to apply to issuers of listed shares.

Andriani Kantilieraki

Privatisation of energy companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Pursuant to the commitments undertaken by the Greek state after the first memorandum of understanding between the Hellenic Republic, the member states of the European Union, the Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank was signed, the privatisation of energy companies in Greece has significantly progressed.

Leonard Vijverberg

Modernisation of Swiss succession law under way

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The government recently published a proposal to modernise Swiss succession law.

Mathis Berger

Battle stations: court upholds Replay TV copyright tariff

Intellectual Property - Switzerland
Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG

Under Swiss copyright law, which sets out a number of lawful ways to use copyrighted works, Replay TV constitutes private use and is covered by the respective statute of limitations.



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