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Ole Kristian Olsby

Recent labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

Norway's labour legislation has undergone a number of amendments in recent months.

Kay C Georgi

Why ITAR empowered officials must be empowered and know ITAR

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

A company recently entered into a $400,000, 18-month consent agreement with the Department of State, Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC) to settle six alleged violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Gang Bai

Matters to be addressed in future revision of Trademark Law

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

In 2019 the Trademark Law was rapidly revised without public consultation.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Regulation in Guernsey – what happens when it goes wrong

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In a 2018 decision, the Royal Court showed how far reaching penalties and sanctions can be when an individual working in a regulated industry fails to put the right procedures in place or is unaware of a rule or requirement.

Hans Hammarbäck

Authorisation requirements for third-country insurers: implications of a hard Brexit

Insurance - Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

In the event of a hard Brexit, UK insurers must obtain authorisation as third-country insurers in Sweden in order to offer their products to the Swedish market.

Pranay Bhatia

Does Section 195 of Income Tax Act apply to salaries of employees seconded by foreign entities?

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Bombay High Court recently considered whether a taxpayer, which was resident in India and the sole owner of a business that provided personnel on an as-needed basis to foreign companies, had been required to deduct tax under Section 195 of the Income Tax Act when paying an employee who it had loaned to a Kuwait-based company.

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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