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Renato Tastardi Portella

New government measures to tackle corruption: does the buck stop here?

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Despite the steps taken by Brazil to fight corruption in recent years, it remains one of the main challenges for the country.

Matthew Shaxson

Jersey substance proposals – company perspective

Company & Commercial - Jersey
Ogier

New proposed requirements for an economic substance test for Jersey tax-resident entities have been published to meet the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group.

Keith Robinson

Family office proposition – review of case law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen

Bermuda has historically flown beneath the radar when it comes to promoting itself as the ideal location for the establishment of a family office.

Anne Johnson Palmer

Chancery Court applies MFW framework in private equity merger transaction

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

A recent decision applied the framework established by the Delaware Supreme Court in Kahn v M&F Worldwide Corp (MFW) and found that a merger transaction with a controlling private equity fund on both sides was entitled to business judgment review.

Kirian Claeyé

Desperate times call for ex parte interim measures in patent disputes

Intellectual Property - Belgium
ALTIUS

Preliminary injunctions are rarely granted on an ex parte basis in Belgium and adversarial debates are considered a cornerstone of legal proceedings which can be deviated from only in cases of absolute necessity.

Yiota Georgiou

Amendment of Judicial Practice Code

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Judicial Practice Code was recently amended to provide that no judge, whether sitting alone or as a member of a panel of judges of an adjudicating court, can hear a case in which a party is represented by a lawyer who is a family member of the judge or works in the same firm or office as a family member of the judge.

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