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Anna Turi

Future Hungarian 'superbank' exempted from merger control scrutiny

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The planned merger of three banks into a new Hungarian bank holding (a so-called 'superbank') was announced in Spring 2020.

Shawn Kirby

Arbitrator bias and duty of disclosure in shipping arbitration: Supreme Court adopts pragmatic approach

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Supreme Court recently examined the requirement that an arbitrator must disclose related or linked appointments, which is a long-running debate, particularly in specialist fields (eg, maritime disputes), where there has traditionally been a limited pool of arbitrators.

Sergi Giménez Binder

The new normal? COVID-19 legislation: subsidies, consumer protection and air transport

Aviation - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Since the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020, governments worldwide have made significant efforts to cope with this unforeseen situation and control the spread of the virus.

Rodrigo Moraes Costa

BRPTO anticipates Phase II of Patent Prosecution Highway Programme

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Ordinance 404 recently came into force, establishing Phase II of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme in Brazil.

Jürg Schneider

Revised telecoms legislation enters into force

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act and its various implementing ordinances.

Declan Groarke

How Brexit affects UK immigration to Ireland

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

As of 1 January 2021, British nationals visiting or working in the European Economic Area will be restricted.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru