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Geoffrey Maddock

Brexit – PRA issues guidance to insurers with legacy business

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

​The Prudential Regulation Authority recently published guidance for UK insurers on their ability to service EEA liabilities once the Brexit transition period comes to an end on 31 December 2020.

Anna Turi

Increased fines – HCA targets telecom companies

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

In the past three months, three telecom giants received unexpectedly heavy fines from the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) in consumer protection cases.

Helen Ruelle

Five steps to avoid insider fraud

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Insider fraud is a problem that persists at all levels of society, irrespective of whether the entity has commercial or altruistic motives.

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.

Marina Vassiliou

Court procedure for evicting defaulting tenants amended

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The law on property rental in Cyprus appears to have been unfairly weighted in favour of tenants for some time, as defaulting tenants have been legally entitled to remain in a property without paying their legally due rent until the hearing of an application for recovery of possession before the Rent Control Court.

Ville-Veikko Vänttinen

Impact of COVID-19 on Finnish air travel

Aviation - Finland
Waselius & Wist

Finnair recently announced that it is cutting 90% of its normal flight capacity due to the COVID-19 outbreak and consequently cancelling the majority of its flights temporarily as of 1 April 2020 until the situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic improves.

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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