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David Wardell

COVID-19: key considerations for healthcare and life sciences industry in 'new normal'

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Baker McKenzie

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected the healthcare and life sciences industry due to its complex, global network of contractual relationships.

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.

Nikita Maltsev

Data protection law amended to increase personal data subjects' rights

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Law on Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences enhances personal data subjects' rights by changing fines and extending the limitation period for data-related breaches.

Alejandro Alfonso E Navarro

COVID-19 included as compensable illness

Employment & Immigration - Philippines
Villaraza & Angangco

The Employees' Compensation Commission has officially included COVID-19 in the List of Occupational and Work-Related Diseases.

Jan Erik Janssen

Regulation of electricity and gas network tariffs for 2022 to 2026

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands

The draft method decisions for TenneT and the electricity and gas regional distribution system operators (DSOs) were recently published, giving parties until 31 May 2021 to submit their opinions.

Maurus Winzap

Abolition of issuance stamp duty to further boost Swiss economy

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss Ltd

In Switzerland, 1% issuance stamp duty is levied on capital contributions from shareholders to Swiss companies.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

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