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Time to go home: BP v Surrey County Council and RP

This case is of importance not only because it was likely to arise in other cases in the UK context of the coronavirus, but because Article 15 considerations arise in cases of grave importance, such as national security cases.

Cyprus: Predictability of criminal liability in relation to restrictions of movements due to Covid-9

The prohibition of unnecessary movements was implemented from the 24th of March, in accordance with the provisions of the Regulatory Administrative Act 117/2020. Subsequently, with the coming into force of the Regulatory Administrative Act 152/2020, from 13 April until 4 May, at 5:59 a.m., citizens without permission to commute due to work were only permitted one movement by exception, after following the SMS process, or the handwritten completion of Form B for persons above 65 years of age.

Digital media and the right to be forgotten

The “right to be forgotten”, which has become a trending right in the internet and digital media where even legal distribution and accure content of the information about individuals constitutes a violation of human rights, is of great importance especially for the dignity of these individuals, for independent development of their personalities and full authority over his/her personal data.


Schoenherr’s Prague office names three new partners

The Prague office of Schoenherr has named three new partners. As of 1 August 2015, Vladimír Čížek, Zoltán Pálinkás and Gabriela Porupková will be promoted to local partners of the firm’s office in the Czech capital. Vladimír Čížek has been with Schoenherr since 2013 and has more than eight years of experience as a practitioner, […]

Walder Wyss gives Cleanwood First advice on acquisition from Invision

Walder Wyss has advised Cleanwood First Ltd, which acquired from the Swiss private equity company Invision its participation in Boost Holding Ltd, on its refinancing. Cleanwood First Ltd is an investment vehicle of the entrepreneur Michael Reinwald. The Boost Group is a leading provider of point-of-sale marketing services and loyalty programs with 260 employees, activities […]

Litigation & arbitration, insolvency & restructuring

We have one of the pre-eminent litigation teams in Switzerland, advising and representing clients in all commercial and business litigation and in related legal fields.  The team is specialized in cross-border proceedings and all the legal and cultural challenges involved in such actions. The team has extensive experience in representing companies and private individuals in […]

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