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Natasa Polyviou

Tax Department clarifies country-by-country reporting

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Tax Department recently announced that constituent entities of Cyprus ultimate parent entities (UPEs) will not be subject to local filing in their jurisdiction of tax residence, provided that the tax information exchange arrangement under the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement has been activated.

Charalampos Kazantzis

Securitisation in shipping: Maltese perspective

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Asset-backed securitisation in the shipping sphere has recently come to prominence in light of traditional financiers' reluctance to finance shipping activities.

Jennie Cherry

US reporting checklist for foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Trusts classified as foreign for US tax purposes, whether established under the law of a US state or of an offshore jurisdiction, must review whether they have any US tax or information reporting filings to make in 2019 with regard to income earned and distributions made in 2018.

Hans Eriksson

No infringement where software backups are passively stored

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The Supreme Court recently declared that the mere passive storage of backups of copyrighted software with expired licences does not constitute copyright infringement.

Urszula Wojtyra

List of generic submissions under review now available

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently advised that it would implement certain proposals for its prescription drug product transparency initiatives.

Nitzan Sandor

New bulletin aims to clarify dual listing process

Capital Markets - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Corporate Finance Department at the Israel Securities Authority recently issued its Staff Legal Bulletin on dual-listed companies.

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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