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Filiz Toprak Esin

Turkey's Corruption Perceptions Index ranking falls again

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Transparency International recently published the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects the public sector corruption perspective of non-governmental organisations and representatives of the business world.

Johannes Stehr

VAT regarding international passenger transport services

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth

In Germany, a carrier is, in general, value added tax (VAT) liable along the domestic part of the flight route.

Marie Berard

Commercial Court sets aside partial award of LCIA tribunal – time limits for objections to jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

It is relatively rare for the English courts to overturn awards of arbitral tribunals.

Andrew Weston

Is this the end of 'smash and grab' adjudications?

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A recent judgment has provided an important clarification in relation to the issue of 'smash and grab' adjudications and will likely be welcomed by the construction industry.

Brian Smeenk

Bill 148: changes to Labour Relations Act

Employment & Benefits - Canada

The impact of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017 (known as 'Bill 148') has been overshadowed, to some extent, by the controversy surrounding the sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act 2000, including the changes to the minimum wage.

Leonard Gilbert

Corporate passive investment changes in 2018 federal budget

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The 2018 federal budget signifies another chapter in the Department of Finance's saga to overhaul the taxation of private corporations and their shareholders.



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