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Switzerland – restructuring and insolvency activity

The Swiss federal government’s Expert Group expects Switzerland’s GDP to fall by 1.5 per cent in 2020, down from previous expectations in December 2019 that predicted a rise of 1.3 per cent, mainly because of covid-19.

Romania – Consumer protection updates in the audio-visual media field

In November 2018, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union enacted the Directive (EU) 2018/1808 amending Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination on certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administration in Member States concerning the provision of audio-visual media services in view of changing market realities (the “Audio-Visual Media Services Directive”).

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Chiomenti moves into ally Gide’s London offices

Italian firm Chiomenti has moved into the City of London office space rented by its new French ‘best friend’ Gide Loyrette Nouel. Chiomenti has made the move into the 15th floor of 125 Old Broad Street, near Bank, from its previous offices in Berkeley Square, Mayfair. The move comes just months after it emerged that […]

Pro bono

The firm has been committed to voluntary work and pro bono advisory services to select charitable organisations since its foundation in 1995. It has served a number of international and local foundations and NGOs helping different sectors of the community: the disabled, the aged, children with special needs, refugees and Roma. The firm believes that […]

Dragomir Kojic

Kojic, Dragomir

Dragomir Kojic is a partner in the intellectual property department. He deals with intellectual property issues, including trademark registration and disputes, border-control measures, licence compliance and anti-piracy campaigns. Kojic is a member of the Belgrade Bar Association, the International Trademark Association, the European Communities Trade Mark Association, the International Technology Law Association and the International […]

A question of jurisdiction

Last May the chairman of Russia’s Supreme Commercial Court Anton Ivanov berated the abuse of ‘forum shopping’ by litigants and advocated that “Russia should guarantee its citizens and entities protection from the unfair competition of foreign judicial systems”. Yet today state-owned Russian bank VTB Capital lost in its attempt to have a conspiracy and fraud […]

White collar, corporate crime and investigations

Even before the current economic crisis, businesses throughout the world had been operating in an increasingly global and aggressive enforcement environment, which will only grow more intense as major financial scandals emerge. Overseas bribery and corruption, market abuse, competition/antitrust and fraud enforcement is increasing, prosecutors and regulators are more aggressively seeking criminal sanctions and government […]

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