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Use of 'ticking fee' in Novartis-AveXis transaction

Ropes & Gray LLP

On 6 April 2018 Novartis AG entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AveXis, Inc - a US-based, clinical stage gene therapy company - for...

Online Behavioral Advertising

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Behavioral advertising refers to the use of information to predict the types of products or services of greatest interest to a particular consumer...

5 Things Every General Counsel Should Know About AI

ContractWorks

Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking the world of business by storm, and it's coming to a legal department near you. What exactly is artificial...

A Regulator’s Assessment of the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Financial Services

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

In a speech delivered at “Fintech and the New Financial Landscape” in Philadelphia on November 13, 2018, Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard...

Nota Bene Episode 11: The Proliferation of Platforms and Their Role in Our Economy

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Platforms and platform technologies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Uber, Payment Networks and Facebook have been the subject of much regulatory focus as...

Contract variations: a short guide

Travers Smith LLP

Contracts are often amended to take account of changed circumstances. But care is needed to avoid the pitfalls. Think about the rest of the contract...

International Briefings

Bär & Karrer

The Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (DEBA) allows the initiation of debt enforcement proceedings before a court becomes involved. A...

New Rules on Prospectus and Key Information Document

Bär & Karrer

On 15 June 2018, the Swiss Parliament adopted the Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Swiss Financial Institutions Act (FinIA). On 24...

Zavodny v Couper & QBE 2018 QSC 238

MinterEllison

An application was brought pursuant to rule 223 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) (UCPR) seeking the production and inspection of...

Inquest into the death of Alexander Costello

MinterEllison

Alexander (Alex) Costello died on 9 April 2016 at the age of 37 years old. Alex arrived at the Gunnedah Hospital Emergency Department suffering chest...

Inbound Cross-border Financial Services under FinSA and FinIA

Bär & Karrer

On 15 June 2018, the Swiss Parliament adopted the Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Swiss Financial Institutions Act (FinIA). On 24...

Portfolio Managers, Trustees, and Managers of Collective Assets under FinIA the Dawn of a New Age

Bär & Karrer

On 15 June 2018, the Swiss Parliament adopted the Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Swiss Financial Institutions Act (FinIA). On 24...

FinSA: Scope, Client Segmentation and Rules of Conduct

Bär & Karrer

On 15 June 2018, the Swiss Parliament adopted the Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Swiss Financial Institutions Act (FinIA). On 24...

An International Guide to Regulatory Fintech Sandboxes

Baker McKenzie

Regulators around the world are responding quickly to the rapidly evolving financial technology (fintech) landscape. New or emerging financial...

Employment & labour law in Singapore

Squire Patton Boggs

A structured guide to employment and labour law in Singapore...


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