Tax litigation in The Netherlands

Legal Briefing

Over the past couple of years, there have been many developments in the area of taxation domestically, at a European Union (EU) level and internationally that are relevant for in-house (tax) lawyers. This contribution highlights a selection these developments based on their relevance for in-house (tax) lawyers.

Developments in defamation: Scotland and England | Brodies

Legal Briefing

The law of defamation in Scotland is due to be reformed. Although there are similarities in defamation law in Scotland and England, in-house lawyers should be aware of upcoming developments, particularly where there are cross-border considerations.

Corporate criminal liability in the UK: is change in the air? | Steptoe & Johnson

Legal Briefing

In what some have described as a development ‘seismic’ in its potential consequences, in June 2021, the Law Commission launched a consultation concerning proposals to reform corporate criminal liability in the UK. The consultation seeks views on whether, and how, to improve the law relating to the identification and punishment of criminal offences committed by …

Recent changes in the Swiss financial litigation landscape | Bär & Karrer

Legal Briefing

A new piece of regulation: the entry into force of the FinSA and FinIA While the financial regulation landscape, inclusive of compliance, has kept evolving and increasing in the past 20 years, the architectural skeleton of the Swiss regulation landscape in this industry was entirely reviewed with the entry into force of two new bills …

Climate change: boardroom heroes | DAC Beachcroft

Legal Briefing

If, as according to Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, CFO’s believe that climate transition will re-shape the business environment and more than two-thirds expect significant or wholesale change in their own business as a result of the move to net zero, what do CLOs or general counsel think?

Roll the dice

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The In-House Lawyer (IHL): How has market uncertainty impacted London’s commercial litigation market over the past year, and how do you expect this to evolve?