International Law Office

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Carmen Verdonck

BCA confirms that merger control rules apply to creation of loco-regional hospital networks

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

The Belgian Competition Authority's (BCA's) latest note reiterates that competition law rules concerning merger control fully apply to the creation of local hospital networks as required under the Act of 28 February 2019.

Andrew Osborne

New Health and Care visa to launch on 4 August 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has released the first guidance on the new Health and Care visa for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, including individuals working in the social care sector.

David Heffernan

DOT provides airline payment flexibility for enforcement penalty during COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a consent order assessing a $70,000 civil penalty against Volaris, the Mexican low-cost airline, for alleged violations of the DOT's regulations governing lengthy tarmac delays.

Jürg Schneider

ECJ declares EU-US Privacy Shield Framework invalid – impact on Switzerland

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently declared that the European Commission's decision that the United States ensured an adequate level of protection of personal data transferred under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework was invalid.

Bahari Yeow Tien Hong

Utility innovation infringement and invalidation disputes

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In general, when an individual asks "how can I protect my invention?", only one answer comes to mind: patents.

Marija Blagojevic

Transaction price mechanisms in times of COVID-19

Corporate Finance/M&A - Austria
Schoenherr

In times like these, parties should consider the key parameters of a contemplated transaction even more carefully.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan