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Samuel B Boxerman

Court dismisses challenge to two-for-one executive order

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The US District Court for the District of Columbia recently dismissed challenges to Executive Order 13,771, which requires federal agencies to rescind two regulations for every new regulation issued.

Noah Sarna

Subjecting transfers of beneficial ownership to property transfer tax is not as simple as it might seem

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The British Columbia Property Transfer Tax Act applies only to registered transfers of real property.

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.

Cesare Galli

Italy ready to implement EU Directive on Trade Secrets

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

The government recently submitted to Parliament the text of a draft legislative decree to implement the EU Directive on Trade Secrets.

Catarina Brito Ferreira

New rules for obtaining electricity generation permits when request capacity exceeds grid capacity

Energy & Natural Resources - Portugal
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

The 2018 state budget amended Article 33-F of Decree-Law 172/2006, which establishes the criteria that applicants must fulfil to generate electricity via renewable and non-renewable endogenous resources on a market basis in order for the licensing authority to grant a generation licence or accept a prior notification.

Ajit Warrier

Supreme Court issues two important consumer law judgments

Litigation - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Supreme Court recently issued two judgments regarding consumer law.



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