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Alysse McLoughlin

Timely opinion regarding state taxation of Subpart F income and dividends from foreign affiliates

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The New Mexico Administrative Hearings Office recently issued an opinion that addressed the following questions: under what circumstances can a state constitutionally impose tax on a domestic company's income from foreign subsidiaries, including Subpart F income; and when is factor representation required? Since many state income taxes are based on federal taxable income, inclusion of these new categories of income at the federal level could potentially result in their inclusion at the state level..

Samuel B Boxerman

Congress's omnibus spending bill addresses environmental issues

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

Congress recently passed an omnibus spending bill – later signed by President Trump – which largely preserved the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) 2017 budget.

Santiago Montt Vicuña

Legal framework for lithium gets recharged

Energy & Natural Resources - Chile
Montt y Cia SA

Until 1979, the Mining Code 1932 defined the legal regime for lithium.

Julian Riekert

New labour hire licensing schemes in Queensland and South Australia

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

Under new legislation, labour hire service providers in Queensland and South Australia must be licensed to provide labour hire services in order to avoid costly penalties.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Adding new invalidation reason in patent invalidation administrative proceedings based on same evidence

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

To avoid repeated administrative litigation procedures, Article 33(1) of the Intellectual Property Case Adjudication Act stipulates that the IP Court must consider any new evidence submitted on the same invalidation reasons before the end of the oral debate proceedings.

Laura Shirreffs

Disability to be a protected characteristic under Jersey discrimination law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Effective from September 1 2018, the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 will be amended to include disability as a protected characteristic.

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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