International Law Office

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Cheri Minors

Employment law guide: responding to COVID-19

Employment & Benefits - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The coronavirus (COVID-19) was recently declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organisation.

Rebecca Liebowitz

Updated trademark rules: electronic filing, applicant email and specimens

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has enacted a series of rule changes that will have a significant impact on trademark filers.

Alexander Vogel

Restructuring exemption in Swiss takeover law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss takeover law, the duty to launch a takeover offer is triggered when an acquirer of shares, whether acting directly, indirectly or in concert with third parties, acquires equity securities and thereby, in addition to the equity securities already owned, exceeds the threshold of 33.3% of the voting rights of a listed company.

Andreas Wildi

Swiss health study commenced

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Lausanne University Centre for General Medicine and Public Health, in close cooperation with the Swiss Biobanking Platform, recently commenced the pilot phase of the so-called 'Swiss health study', which aims to determine which chemicals accumulate in the human body.

Quirin Vergho

Insurability of corporate fines: new draft law's implications for insurance industry

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection presented its draft bill for a new and independent law on corporate penalties.

Mary V Ward

COVID-19 update

Corporate & Commercial - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The Bermuda Registrar of Companies and the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) recently issued information on the steps that they have taken to protect the public and ensure the continuity of business in Bermuda as it responds to the coronavirus.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Germany

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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