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Susanne Brütsch

Complying with professional conduct rules for lawyers – a balancing act

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Swiss Bar Association (SAV) Code of Professional Conduct contains provisions on how lawyers should interact with clients, the courts and professional colleagues.

Joanne van Harmelen

Would a TRIPS waiver improve access to COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - International
ENSafrica

A recent proposal calls for a waiver for all World Trade Organisation members of certain provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in relation to the "prevention, containment or treatment" of COVID-19.

Bernd Rajal

Energy from biomass and biogas

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The eagerly awaited Renewable Expansion Law relies on market premiums aimed at compensating for the difference between the production costs of electricity from renewable sources and the average market price for electricity.

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.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Use of economic evidence in antitrust investigations – fertiliser supplier decision

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

The Competition Board has published its reasoned decision regarding its investigation into whether six fertiliser suppliers violated Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition, which prohibits, among other things, anti-competitive agreements and concerted practices.

Victoria Grogan

I don't need a will – do I?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Whether an individual needs a will really depends on whether they are happy for their estate to pass in accordance with the law or in accordance with their own wishes – which may differ significantly.

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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