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We represent clients extensively in civil or commercial law disputes. We provide support both in asserting and defending against such claims. These kinds of disputes can stem from many different areas of industry. The form and structure of these proceedings is thus varied.

Frequently, such proceedings have considerable connections to other jurisdictions, allowing us to use our special expertise in the area of international disputes (particularly in the aspects of cross-border service of process, international jurisdiction, legal assistance with the taking of evidence, and enforcement abroad).

Our special expertise in the area of the conflict of laws (private international law) is very relevant in this regard.

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Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Enforcement Actions Tracker

Publications: 07 SEPTEMBER 2020

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Enforcement Actions Trends and Tracker

The SFC published its annual report for 2019/2020 in June and recently published its quarterly report for Q2 2020.

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Publications: 29 JULY 2020

First German decision holding credit rating agency liable to investors

The German courts have taken the liability of credit rating agencies to the next level. In a series of recent decisions, the Berlin Regional Court has developed criteria under which credit rating…

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Publications: 28 AUGUST 2019

New German act on corporate sanctions and internal investigations taking shape

A Corporate Sanctions Act is taking shape in Germany. It would bring about a significant increase in potential corporate fines, introduce far-reaching changes to the prosecution of corporate crimes…

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Publications: 11 OCTOBER 2018

Internal investigations documents seised in lawful law firm raid

The much publicised raid of U.S. law firm Jones Day’s Munich office and the seizure of documents relating to VW’s internal investigation by prosecutors in an investigation of Audi AG were legal,…

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