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Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court acquits air traffic controller

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently upheld an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller who had cleared two aircraft in quick succession to take off from two crossing runways at Zurich airport.

Pia Meetz

Steel manufacturers fined record €646 million for agreeing surcharges and exchanging information

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office has fined three companies and three persons a total of approximately €646 million.

Laura Epplett

School no excuse for excessive absenteeism: arbitrator rules in upholding termination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In a recent arbitration decision, an arbitrator upheld the termination of a grievor for excessive absenteeism under the employer's absenteeism policy.

Alejandro Angulo

Specific protocol of guard service and fast action adopted for MWC 2020

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

A new edition of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's largest and most important event in the mobile communications industry, will be held in Barcelona from 24 to 27 February 2020.

Anat Shavit

Tax implications of sale of functions, assets and risks to affiliates

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

In a recent decision, a district court in Israel ruled in favour of Broadcom Semiconductor Ltd and rejected the Israeli Tax Authority's claim that Broadcom Semiconductor was required to pay additional taxes of NIS100 million due to the deemed sale of its main functions and assets to affiliated companies.

Ashley Fife

Stable environment for high-net-worth private clients

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

High-net-worth families are increasingly seeking to establish or redomicile trusts and structures to politically, economically and socially stable tax neutral jurisdictions that are reputable and geographically well situated.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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