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Andreas Wildi

Federal Supreme Court upholds breast implant decision

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal against a Zurich Social Insurance Court decision concerning the replacement of an appellant's breast implant under compulsory health insurance.

Camila Goldberg Cavalcanti

Presidential decree simplifies foreign investment in Brazilian banking sector

Banking - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

A recently issued presidential decree has authorised the Central Bank of Brazil to recognise the government's interest in establishing branches of foreign financial institutions in Brazil and increasing foreign equity participation in Brazilian financial institutions without the need for further presidential authorisation.

Emeka Akabogu

What do caveats have to do with ships?

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

A caveat registered in the courts serves to prevent a ship's arrest by committing to pay a bond for any sum claimed against the ship which is equal to or less than the amount stated in the caveat.

Maya Ito

New law aims to facilitate offshore renewable projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Although Japan has significant offshore renewable energy output potential, a number of issues – both systemic and technological – have hindered efforts to develop its offshore renewable market.

Marcel Meinhardt

Low fine for vertical price fixing against Swiss ski manufacturer after leniency application

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Competition Commission (ComCo) recently fined a Swiss manufacturer of skis and other sporting goods Sfr140,000 for vertical price fixing with its dealers.

Neasa Coen

Freedom of movement of capital applies to charitable gifts (at least for now)

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Supreme Court recently released a judgment which determined that the EU principle preventing restrictions of the free movement of capital applies to gifts of UK assets to charities in Jersey.

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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