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Beat Mumenthaler

Obtaining attachment on cryptocurrencies in Switzerland

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

The general view in Switzerland is that cryptocurrencies are intangible assets sui generis and as such can be subject to regular debt enforcement and insolvency proceedings in Switzerland (provided that these cryptocurrencies have a financial value).

Urszula Wojtyra

New reports on utilisation of biologics and biosimilars for chronic inflammatory diseases

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health and the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN) have released reports examining utilisation trends of innovator biologics and biosimilar versions of infliximab and etanercept, as well as the innovator biologic adalimumab, with regard to rheumatic conditions and inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario.

Gavin Woods

Implementation of Cape Town Convention in Bermuda

Aviation - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

As a result of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment coming into force in Bermuda, leasing companies, owners, lenders and other parties that deal with Bermudian entities participating in aircraft transactions and/or aircraft registered in Bermuda may opt to take the additional steps necessary to obtain the protections conferred by the convention.

Alan Williams

Quasi-proprietary claims: use of disputed funds to pay legal costs

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent case, the High Court considered to what extent a defendant should be permitted to use funds subject to a freezing injunction to fund its legal expenses where the claimant advances a quasi-proprietary claim over those funds.

Maya Ito

Impact of coronavirus on solar projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

It appears inevitable that the coronavirus pandemic will affect Japan's solar energy industry.

Paul Jinks

Coronavirus and contractual penalties

Corporate & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Coronavirus outbreak may result in an upsurge of force majeure-related claims under commercial contracts.

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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