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Janine Häsler

No review by Swiss courts of government's approach to climate change

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Supreme Court has held that an association of elderly women lacks standing to request the Swiss courts to review Switzerland's approach to meeting the Paris Agreement targets to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Will Pearce

Regulatory scrutiny of M&A transactions: United Kingdom extends power to intervene in foreign takeovers

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The government recently announced amendments to the merger control regime which extend its discretionary powers to intervene on national security or public interest grounds.

Raúl Herrera Hazas

Positive aspects of arbitration during COVID-19 crisis

Arbitration & ADR - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

Since 11 March 2020 dispute resolution in Mexico has been significantly affected due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Markus Dörig

Are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic insured? Ombudsman commissions legal expert's opinion

Insurance - Switzerland
Badertscher Attorneys at Law

After spreading from Wuhan to Switzerland in less than three months, the COVID-19 crisis is creating major challenges for Swiss insurers, particularly with regard to whether insurance coverage for the effects of an epidemic also apply to a pandemic.

Stephen O'Grady

COVID-19: a shield against winding-up petitions?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was recently laid before Parliament.

Ian Teare

Limitation of liability – determining the meaning of 'operator' and 'manager'

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Admiralty Court recently handed down a judgment which looked in detail at the scope and meaning of the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims – in particular, the meaning of the phrase "the operator of the ship" in Article 1(2).

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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