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Jonathan Culshaw

Anti-money Laundering Regulations for unregulated investment and insurance entities to take effect

White Collar Crime - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

Under new anti-money laundering legislation, the list of activities classed as relevant financial businesses has been expanded.

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.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on constitutionality of inter partes review in oil states

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

The Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v Greene's Energy Group, LLC.

Rachel Cuff

ECJ clarification means endive producers must turn over new leaf

Competition & Antitrust - European Union
Baker McKenzie LLP

Under certain strict conditions, agricultural producers can coordinate their pricing and quantities without falling foul of the EU competition rules.

Geoffrey B Goldman

Second Treasury report issued: implications for derivatives market

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The US Department of the Treasury recently released its second in a series of four reports evaluating the US financial regulatory system.

Thomas Rihm

Taxi drivers with central headquarters considered employees for social security purposes

Employment & Benefits - Switzerland
Rihm Rechtsanwälte

The Federal Supreme Court recently held that independent taxi drivers affiliated with a central headquarters are to be considered employees.



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