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Stella Koukounis

Requisition of an extraordinary general meeting

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

Shareholders of a Cyprus company have the right to request that the directors convene an extraordinary general meeting (EGM), and the directors are legally obliged to do so within a specified time.

Clemens Schönemann

Impending terminability of land use agreements for energy plants

Real Estate - Germany
Noerr LLP

The operation of energy plants usually means securing the required land long term by way of a use agreement.

Gan Khong Aik

Court rules on applicable test in medical negligence suits

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently examined whether the Bolam test or the test in the Australian case of Rogers v Whitaker with regard to the standard of care in medical negligence should apply, following conflicting decisions by the Malaysian Court of Appeal and legislative changes in Australia.

Angelos Paphitis

Private investments in Cyprus – a bright future

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus saw its highest increase in gross domestic product in almost a decade in the first quarter of 2017.

Samuel B Boxerman

Ninth Circuit limits reach of anti-duplication provision

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Ninth Circuit recently issued an opinion that reflected a limited interpretation of the scope of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's anti-duplication provision, which provides that the act must be construed to apply to or authorise state regulation of "any activity or substance" regulated under several other federal statutes, including the Clean Water Act..

Gordon Drakes

Autumn Budget 2017 – what does it mean for franchising?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond recently delivered the Autumn 2017 Budget, the first budget in the new annual tax policy-making cycle.



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