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Jan Erik Janssen

New government's ambitious climate and energy initiatives

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The new government's coalition agreement contains an ambitious paragraph on climate and energy, which observes that the European Union's aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% (compared with 1990 levels) by 2030 will be insufficient to meet the Paris Agreement target.

Kathleen Harris

Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation given leave to appeal

White Collar Crime - United Kingdom
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Following the judgment in the Serious Fraud Office's (SFO's) declaratory relief application against the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, it appeared that the mining company would have to disclose documents which it claimed were subject to legal professional privilege.

Philippos Aristotelous

New double tax agreement between Cyprus and Saudi Arabia

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Cyprus and Saudi Arabia recently signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and the prevention of tax evasion.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI dismisses allegations of RBI cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently dismissed allegations of cartelisation against the Reserve Bank of India and 19 other banks.

David Salkeld

What could happen to imports if government shuts down: 2018 version

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Based on recent activity in Congress, the possibility of a shutdown of US federal government activities for at least a brief period is looming larger.

Jesper Windahl

Danish shipping register to become more competitive for non-EU and non-EEA merchant shipowners

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
Windahl Sandroos & Co

A bill to amend the Danish regulations on the registration of ships under Section 2 of the Merchant Shipping Act was recently passed with the aim of attracting non-EU and non-EEA merchant shipowners and shipping and management companies to the Danish flag.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey