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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.

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Intellectual property & IT transactions, competition law

Transforming inventions into business assets: Walder Wyss provides companies with first-class advice on all aspects of patent and trademark law, copyright, equipment and business processes, and other confidential business information.  We assist our clients during the registration or acquisition of intellectual property rights and represent them in any disputes that may arise. We also advise […]

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Summer special: three in one

You will not be surprised to learn that I go out to eat quite a lot. Sometimes I forget to concentrate and can’t remember enough about the food to write a sensible review. Sometimes the food isn’t that interesting and sometimes I’m having such a good time with my companions that it seems rude to […]

Finance, regulatory & compliance

Walder Wyss’s longstanding experience in financial transactions places us among the top law firms in Switzerland. We advise banks, other financial companies and borrowers on a wide variety of secured and unsecured credit facilities, ranging from simple bilateral loans to complex syndicated loans, structured financing, and consumer credit. Walder Wyss also offers high-quality, targeted advisory […]

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Portugal’s Vieira de Almeida picks up 20-strong team from rival Miranda

Portuguese firm Vieira de Almeida (VdA) has hired around 20 lawyers, including six partners, from rival Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, boosting its strength in oil and gas and African work. The news follows Miranda’s June announcement that the six partners, including chairman Rui Amendoeira, were quitting the firm (16 June 2015). Amendoeira is joining […]

Barnea & Co represents Stride Gaming

Dr Dotan Baruch, partner and head of the internet department at Barnea & Co, has represented gambling company Stride Gaming plc in its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of InfiApps Ltd. Stride Gaming plc, which is listed on AIM, acquired the entire issued share capital of InfiApps Limited, a profitable Israeli internationally-focused mobile social gaming company. […]

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