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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”).


Intellectual Property and Technology News — EMEA: Issue 4, Q3 2013

DLA Piper has released the Q3 2013 edition of its Intellectual Property and Technology News — EMEA. Contents The CJEU goes to the movies — reflections on film copyright from Austria, the Netherlands and the UK Cloud computing contracts and data protection challenges Sponsorship agreements: nine steps to maximising return on investment The contradictory world […]

Ros Breedy Forsters

Mayfair-firm Forsters makes first lateral hire in two years

Breedy Henderson partner Rosalyn Breedy has joined Forsters and wrapped up the niche private wealth practice she founded in the process. Breedy, who has worked with Forsters for several years, will take up a new partner role in the Mayfair firm, which is best known for its work in property and the private client arena. […]

We predict: it won’t be quiet

We predict you’ll like this. Or at least you’re going to find it stimulating. Today’s issue of The Lawyer, our first back after the fabulous summer, is largely dedicated to a series of bold predictions about the future look, shape and feel of the legal market. And no, we haven’t just plucked them out of […]

Gary Mackay Ashfords

Ashfords to admit non-lawyers to partnership as it moves beyond law

South West firm Ashfords is set to launch a range of professional, non-legal services to complement its practice areas, as part of its five-year strategic vision. The spread of products will operate across a range of practice areas and will include services such as project management, health and safety and regulatory advice. Ashfords will run […]

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