Europe/Switzerland - Page 2

Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

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The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

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ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

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ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

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Swiss law firm licenced to set up ABS in London

LALIVE is looking to capitalise on new arbitration business in London and bring in academics with public international law expertise.

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CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

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Two cases highlights how Nazi looting still haunts the art world

Paul Cézanne's La Montagne Sainte-Victoire, dated 1897, is on show for first time since before WWII, while a Polish case remains unresolved.

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Credit Suisse fined $77 million over Asia-Pacific corrupt hires

The Swiss bank had hired 'princelings' to win regional business and got caught up in US investigation leading to a $77 million settlement.

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Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

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EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

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Cryptocurrencies should be regulated like securities, says BIS adviser

Regulating cryptocurrencies looks increasingly like settling on crypto as securities, as adviser signals BIS position.

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EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

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King & Spalding adds two senior counsel to trade practice in Geneva

King & Spalding has added two senior counsel to its trade practice in Geneva -Hannes Welge, formerly with the European Commission (EC) and Hamid Mamdouh, formerly with the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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Two lawyers hired to help smooth over staff disputes at FIFA

FIFA is hoping that two specialist labour lawyers might be able to help mediate conflicts with staff as the world football governing agency enters a period of seismic change.

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Baker & McKenzie pulls off 10-strong team hire in Switzerland

Five partners and five associates will be joining Baker & McKenzie in Switzerland.

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Lugano to host Swiss Wealth Forum

Is Switzerland still a safe haven for wealth? The Swiss Wealth Forum in Lugano will bring together an array of experts to assess how suitable the country is for risk-free investments and asset protection.

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Quinn Emanuel launches Zurich outpost

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has opened its eighth European office, launching a Zurich outpost that will have a focus on high-stakes disputes.

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Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

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Winston & Strawn shuts Geneva office

The Chicago-based international firm is closing in the Swiss city at the end of September, from which stage the practice will run its European arbitration practice through the Paris and London offices.

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