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The restructuring review 2020: Switzerland

In the latest issue of “The Restructuring Review”, Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili provide an overview of the special features of Swiss restructuring law, taking into account the latest legislative developments due to COVID-19.

Coronavirus: A practical guide to state aid

How can undertakings access state aid and under what conditions can the state grant this aid? This practical guide will help companies navigate this topic.

European parliament think tank – study on the impact of GDPR on AI

On the 25 June, the European Parliament’s Think Tank published a new study on the impact of the GDRP on artificial intelligence (AI). The study was prepared at the request of the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) and managed by the Scientific Foresight Unit, within the Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services (EPRS) of the Secretariat of the European Parliament.

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