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Marcel Meinhardt

Secretariat of ComCo advises on obligation to notify concentration

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Under Swiss law, a proposed concentration triggers a mandatory pre-merger notification if one of the undertakings concerned has been held to be dominant, irrespective of the statutory turnover thresholds.

Rob Jardine-Brown

Notification is key: prevention principle, delay and extensions of time under shipbuilding contracts

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent High Court decision provides an in-depth analysis of how, if at all, the prevention principle applies to shipbuilding contracts and the importance of good contract management to notify and seek extensions for events of delay.

Alexander Vogel

Fulfilment of Swiss takeover offer obligation by completing a merger

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Takeover Board recently confirmed its case law on whether the obligation to make a public takeover offer may be fulfilled by completing a merger.

Agnieszka Fedor

COVID-19: anti-crisis shield updates

Employment & Immigration - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced a package of measures – the so-called 'anti-crisis shield'.

Christopher Jones

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Many of the key emergency legislative measures put in place to combat the effects of COVID-19 have been aimed at protecting the local economy, with the focus on the prevention of insolvency rather than insolvency itself.

Martyn Baudains

Executing wills during lockdown

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The legal formalities for executing a will in Guernsey aim to prevent fraud and undue influence.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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