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Gerald A Stein

Collaboration and catastrophe: antitrust laws in face of COVID-19

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

While antitrust and consumer protection laws provide flexibility for firms to respond to changing market conditions, such as those created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to remember that certain conduct will remain prohibited by antitrust and consumer protection laws no matter the circumstances..

Donna M Parisi

COVID-19: derivatives implications

Derivatives - International
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has implications for derivatives contracts.

Lucy Lewis

IR35 reforms postponed due to coronavirus

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has announced that the planned reforms to IR35 will now take effect on 6 April 2021 instead of 6 April 2020 as previously planned.

Michael Lips

E-governance for building permits

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In response to growing market needs, several cantons have introduced an electronic procedure for building permit requests.

Anita Krizmanić

Measures introduced to protect businesses affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate & Commercial - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

On 20 March 2020 Parliament almost unanimously passed amendments to 19 laws enabling the government to implement rules and regulations for 63 different measures which aim to help and protect domestic businesses, companies and citizens whose business activities have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

OnDemand

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, 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