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Marcel Meinhardt

First judicial review of dawn raid confirms easily met requirements

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

In March 2021 the Federal Administrative Court judicially reviewed a search warrant and confiscation order in the context of a dawn raid carried out by the Competition Commission.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court clarifies that provisions in terminated collective agreements can remain effective

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In its judgment in the 'Grefsenhjemmet case', the Supreme Court clarified that provisions on salary increases for long service in a collective bargaining agreement must be regarded as wage terms incorporated into individual employment contracts, and that they do not lapse following the termination of the collective agreement.

Yoram Shiv

SPACs: tax considerations

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

While traditional initial public offerings (IPOs) have become risky, difficult and vulnerable to conflict as to the issuer's valuation, a merger or combination with an IPO-funded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) offers an alternative.

Min Lee Tan

Court rules that management corporation may sue developer for latent defects in common property

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

When the statutory duty to "properly maintain the common property and keep it in a state of good and serviceable repair" is passed to a management corporation, does the corporation have standing to sue the developer for any defects in the common property? A high court recently addressed this question in a decision which is a significant and welcoming legal development concerning strata and building management..

Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

Maria Luisa Mendoza

New leadership brings changes to health regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

Alejandro Ernesto Svarch-Pérez was recently appointed as the new head of the Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS), the Mexican regulatory agency.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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