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Beat Mumenthaler

Moratoria during COVID-19 pandemic – an overview

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Originally, unlike in other jurisdictions, the purpose of a moratorium in Switzerland was not necessarily to continue doing business, but rather to find a better way to liquidate a company; however, this has changed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Claudia Hartleben

US withdrawal from international tax talks pulls numerous trading partners closer to new tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Inclusive Framework aims to reach an agreement on a multilateral taxation framework for the digitised economy by the end of 2020.

Janine Häsler

No review by Swiss courts of government's approach to climate change

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Supreme Court has held that an association of elderly women lacks standing to request the Swiss courts to review Switzerland's approach to meeting the Paris Agreement targets to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19: temporary changes for laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In order to deal with the financial consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, Parliament has adopted temporary amendments to the rules for temporarily laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Recent amendments to law on protection of competition

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

After rounds of revisions and failed enactment attempts over a span of several years, the proposal for amendments to Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition has finally been approved by Parliament.

Stephen P Kranz

California bill would make taxpayer information available to public

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A concerning bill is pending in the California Senate which would require the California state controller's office to make taxpayer information publicly available.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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