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Peter Armstrong

Japan Exchange Regulation publishes principles to prevent corporate scandals

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In response to the significant corporate scandals that have come to light in recent years, Japanese authorities and regulators have been working to improve compliance awareness within corporate Japan.

Jeremy Glover

Victory House General Partner Ltd v RGB P&C Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

An application was recently made to restrain notice being given of a winding-up petition which sought payment of some £820,000 following an adjudicator's decision in respect of goods supplied and services rendered for the development and conversion of Victory House.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Slogans containing well-known marks not inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Consumers will not usually perceive a slogan as an identifier of goods or services until they encounter consistent advertising or other practices by the brand user.

Lia Alizia

All in the family: court removes restriction on employment of spouses and blood relatives

Employment & Benefits - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

Previously, under the Manpower Law, employers in Indonesia could include an article in their employment agreements, company regulations or collective labour agreements which allowed them to terminate employees for having a marital or blood relationship with another employee in the same company.

Andrew Roberson

IRS implementation of tax reform continues to move forward

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The latest announcement by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) focuses on the $10,000 cap on the amount of state and local taxes that can be deducted for federal income tax purposes.

Johannes Stalzer

The time has come: Federal Procurement Act 2018 just around the corner

Projects & Procurement - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive, more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year after publication of the first transposition draft, the time has come.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey