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Competition Law in the Digital Age

Our Competition Law in the Digital Age newsletter, a quarterly publication intends to provide insights on modern-day competition law developments in a bite-sized format....

New Dutch scheme: the Act on Court Confirmation of Extrajudicial Restructuring Plans

The Act on Court confirmation of extrajudicial restructuring plans bill (WHAO) has been fully and finally approved and has entered into force on 1 January 2021. This new legislation offers an attractive Dutch alternative to the US Chapter 11 mechanism, and to the English Scheme of Arrangement and Part 26A Plan. WHOA gives both domestic and foreign companies a game-changing ability to safeguard the...

Competition Law in the Digital Age: Best Friends newsletter

This edition focuses on: 1. Proposals for ex ante regulation of digital gatekeepers; 2. An investigation into the internet of things; 3. The landmark judgment against Facebook over its use of data; and 4. Online platforms and digital advertising....

Competition Law in the Digital Age: Best Friends newsletter

This edition focuses on: 1. E-commerce & COVID-19; 2. Digital Markets Taskforce & Unit; and 3. How Google was ordered to negotiate for publishing news....

Banking regulation during the COVID-19 crisis

The banking sector is expected to play a key role in managing and mitigating the economic shock caused by the Covid-19 crisis. Over the past weeks and months unprecedented measures have been taken to facilitate banks in fulfilling this role and to mitigate the pro-cyclical effects that would result from a strict application of existing regulatory and accounting frameworks....

Fiscal Responses to COVID-19

As countries ramp up social distancing measures to combat coronavirus COVID-19 the G7 leaders have called on their central banks and finance ministers to take action to support economic and financial stability. Cutting interest rates, introducing tax breaks or delaying tax collection are some of the measures available to help the economy....

Key disclosure considerations for executives with respect to the coronavirus pandemic

As the Coronavirus pandemic paralyses global business, companies around the world are assessing its impact and taking mitigation measures. In this regard, clear and consistent communication with investors is paramount, as is compliance with EU disclosure requirements....
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