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Andreas Wildi

CAR-T therapies and changes to Healthcare Benefits Ordinance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Department of Home Affairs recently decided that two new autologous cell therapies (CAR-T therapies) for the treatment of blood and lymph gland cancer will in future be covered by compulsory healthcare insurance.

Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

Celia Jenkins

Motor insurance: recent regulatory changes

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Indian motor insurance framework underwent a variety of key developments in 2019, including the introduction of standalone own damage cover, the extension of the present insurance framework on ads to point-of-sales persons and registered automobile dealerships and the notification of an amendment to the Motor Vehicles Act 1988..

Alexander Vogel

Restructuring exemption in Swiss takeover law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss takeover law, the duty to launch a takeover offer is triggered when an acquirer of shares, whether acting directly, indirectly or in concert with third parties, acquires equity securities and thereby, in addition to the equity securities already owned, exceeds the threshold of 33.3% of the voting rights of a listed company.

Xiaoling Duan

Trends in biotechnology patent prosecution

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

China has witnessed a number of significant developments in biotechnology patent prosecution in recent months.

Damian Evans

Rusnano Capital AG decision

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Guernsey Court of Appeal upheld the deputy bailiff's interpretation of Section 53(3) of the Trusts (Guernsey) Law 2007 that a sole beneficiary can use that section of the law to terminate a discretionary trust even if the trust instrument contains a power to add further beneficiaries..

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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