International Law Office

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Alexander Vogel

Trends and developments in Swiss financial market regulation

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Besides securing Switzerland's access to the EU financial markets, new objectives have emerged from advancing digitalisation and technological progress in the banking sector.

Audrey Whyte

New paid parental leave scheme

Employment & Benefits - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government recently published the General Scheme for the Parental Leave and Benefit Bill.

Maria Girbau

Conviction for sale of fraudulent software

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In July 2019 the Oviedo Court of Appeal confirmed a trial court decision which had found the defendant guilty of copyright infringement, sentenced him to six months' imprisonment and ordered him to pay the plaintiff's court costs and damages of an amount to be determined during the enforcement of the sentence on grounds of civil liability.

Andrae I Shaw

Speak now or forever hold your peace: court rejects insurer's attempt to withdraw defence

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently held that an insurer which had defended its insured for 10 months, without a reservation of rights, could not rely on a policy exclusion to withdraw its defence.

Srdjana Petronijević

New state aid regime

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

From 1 January 2020, Serbia will have a new state aid regime under the new Act on State Aid Control.

Charles Allen

Ad hoc admission of English QC with local barrister

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In an important and interesting judgment, the High Court declined to admit an overseas barrister unless he appeared with a local barrister.

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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