International Law Office

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Simon Davies

Company administration regime

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The Companies Law provides for companies, protected cell companies, incorporated cell companies and cells thereof to be placed into administration and for an administrator to be appointed to manage their affairs while the administration order remains in force.

Johannes A Bürgi

Legal aspects of receivables embodied in bills of exchange

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Bills of exchange are subject to strict regulations governing their formal and substantive aspects.

Peter S Spivack

DOJ updates roadmap to effective compliance programmes

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has updated its guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes, providing increased clarity on some of the key questions that prosecutors ask in assessing the adequacy of corporate compliance programmes when making charging, sentencing and plea and settlement decisions.

Bram Woltering

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD

The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy Regulation may be used for an unauthorised parallel import claim.

Carlos Trujillo

Competition authority introduces fast-track merger procedure

Competition & Antitrust - Ecuador
Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados

The Superintendency for Market Power Control (SCPM) recently published a resolution which established a fast-track merger control procedure and introduced the so-called 'failing firm' defence.

Keiji Tonomura

Amendments to foreign direct investment regulations on foreign investment in Japanese technology companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI) in Japan, as well as its related cabinet orders, ministerial ordinances and public notifications, came into force and was fully implemented as of 7 June 2020.

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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