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New Act on the Control of Investments Detrimental to the Interests of Hungarian National Security

The Hungarian Government recently adopted Act no. LVII of 2018 on the Control of Investments Detrimental to the Interests of Hungarian National Security (the “Act”). Previously we wrote about a similar legislative proposal which aimed at establishing a similar control mechanism. However, the Act has a more sophisticated approach on the control and approval procedure […]

Health and safety at work in Romania: What companies need to know

Failure to take or observe the mandatory measures for health and safety at work may entail, among other types of liability (e.g. civil, administrative), potential criminal liability for employers. The Romanian Criminal Code (the “RCC”) provides for two offences which sanction such failure: i) failure to take the mandatory measures for health and safety at […]

Switzerland: Insolvency law, policy and procedure

By Daniel Hayek and Laura Oegerli Statutory framework and substantive law Swiss restructuring and insolvency proceedings are mainly governed by the Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law (DEBA), which entered into force in 1892. A number of other laws and ordinances further regulate special aspects of restructuring and insolvency proceedings, such as specific provisions according to […]

Czech Republic: Office for the Protection of Competition gets tougher

In April 2018 the Office for the Protection of Competition adopted new guidelines on the method of setting fines for competition law infringements,(1) noting that the need for a revision of the previous guidelines had emerged in the wake of developing case law, as well as amendments to the Act on the Protection of Competition. The […]

FOS expansion to SMEs – near-final rules published

By Paul Gair The Financial Conduct Authority yesterday released its policy statement on SME access to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), setting out its near-final rules for amending the compulsory jurisdiction to include new definitions for “small businesses” and “guarantors”. At the same time, it has released a new consultation paper detailing proposals for increasing […]

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Heller hires all of Swidler Berlin’s insurance team

Swidler Berlin’s entire insurance group is joining Heller Ehrman’s Washington DC office, the two firms announced today (13 February). The group includes the former chair of Swidler’s insurance group Mark Plumer, three other director and eight additional fee earners. A Heller spokesman said the group chose to join the firm to avoid client conflicts generated […]

O’Melveny and Dechert report steep revenue and PEP rises

Los Angeles-based firm O’Melveny & Myers has unveiled a 23 per cent increase in profit per equity partner (PEP) for 2005. The firm’s year-end figures, calculated at the end of January, showed an increase in PEP to $1.61m in 2005, up from $1.31m in 2004. Gross revenue was also up 16 per cent to $808m […]

DLA Piper’s office biker

Tulkinghorn feels a bit sorry for the DLA Piper partner who, in an effort to appear like a normal, well-rounded person, invented a hobby for himself. Namely, motorcycles. However, the idea has backfired, because every time the hapless chap gets a call from a recruiter, he has to field questions about motorcycle leathers.

DAC bolsters Madrid with litigation hire

Davies Arnold Cooper (DAC) has appointed its sixth partner for its Madrid office with the hire of former Landwell litigation head Luis Rufilanchas. Rufilanchas joins DAC from listed property company Inmocaral, where he built up a close relationship with the firm. His move follows the recent sale of Inmocaral for €183m (£125m). Prior to joining […]

French boors

Political correctness and the campaign for diversity doesn’t appear to have made its way across the Channel yet, if recent events at the offices of French giant Gide Loyrette Nouel are any indication. During a visit to London, one of the firm’s key leaders was dismayed to discover that none of his partners had rushed […]

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