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Marcel Meinhardt

New transparency obligations for commodity companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As of 1 January 2021, companies domiciled in Switzerland that are active in the extraction of raw materials must disclose payments to state authorities or government officials of Sfr100,000 or more per financial year.

W Todd Miller

Do three rights make a wrong? Private party challenging consummated merger can obtain divestiture years later

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

For the first time, a private party has successfully challenged an acquisition and obtained an order requiring a divestiture of a company that had been acquired years before the case was filed.

Andreas Erotocritou

Challenging past transactions in liquidation: fraudulent preference

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

An effective weapon in a liquidator's and creditor's arsenal to ensure the fair and equal treatment of all creditors of a failing company is the ability to challenge past transactions that sought to favour one creditor to the detriment of others.

Stephan Erbe

Senders' disclosure and information duties under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

This article discusses an insightful judgment of the Geneva first-instance court.

Nan Jiang

Punitive damages highlighted in new judicial interpretation on food safety

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Interpretation on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Laws in the Trial of Civil Cases Involving Disputes over Food Safety (I) recently came into force.

Arthur Shay

Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Taiwanese mobile operators are aiming for mass user migration to 5G networks in 2021, following confirmation that a special government budget of approximately NT$15.5 billion has been allocated to a subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment between 2021 and 2022.

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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