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Joanne Edwards

Nuptial agreements and wealth protection

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Divorce can pose a significant risk to a family's or an individual's wealth.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court of Appeal requires PMPRB to redetermine whether patent pertains to Galderma's Differin

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently granted the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's (PMPRB's) appeal and returned to the board the matter of whether the invention of the patent at hand pertained to Galderma's Differin.

Désirée Stebler

Federal Administrative Court rules on abuse of dominant position

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Administrative Court recently upheld a Sfr7 million fine issued by the Swiss Competition Commission in 2010 against SIX Group regarding the processing of credit and debit card payments.

Vasuda Sinha

Paris Court of Appeal confirms expansive scope of Article 1466 of Code of Civil Procedure

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Paris Court of Appeal recently clarified the scope of application of Article 1466 of the Code of Civil Procedure and for the first time confirmed that Article 1466 can also limit a party's ability to seek annulment based on a variety of arguments, whether relating to procedural irregularities or otherwise, that could have been raised in the arbitration..

Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court upholds air traffic controller conviction

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller for negligent disruption of public transport.

Will Pearce

KCOM takeover – Takeover Code default auction process

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

Since June 2019, Universities Superannuation Scheme and Macquarie have been engaged in a competitive takeover battle for KCOM (a telecoms company).

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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