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Mirza Manraj

Launching an ICO in British Virgin Islands

Banking - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the British Virgin Islands and other offshore locations has increased rapidly during 2017, and this is expected to continue.

Andreas Fankhauser

Switzerland and European Union to link emissions trading systems

Aviation - Switzerland
Baumgartner Mächler

In order for Switzerland and the European Union to recognise each other's emission allowances through a bilateral agreement, Switzerland is planning to include aviation in its existing emissions trading scheme (ETS) and to link the Swiss and EU ETS.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit holds that TC Heartland was change of law

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

The Federal Circuit recently held that TC Heartland represented a change of law and that Micron Technology Inc's failure to raise a venue objection in its initial motion to dismiss did not waive the objection under Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

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.

Marco Manzone

Nautica e Fisco booklet sets legal and fiscal developments in nautical industry

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The most recent edition of the Nautica e Fisco booklet issued by the Nautical Association Industry and the Revenue Agency covers legal and fiscal developments in the nautical industry, including issues from registration to customs and fiscal matters.

Sean Dempsey

Uber's worker status appeal rejected

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently upheld the Employment Tribunal decision that drivers engaged by Uber are workers rather than independent contractors.



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