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Ian Mann

Getting schooled in Nord Anglia – extra safeguards for companies facing appraisal litigation

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

In Nord Anglia the justice made directions orders regarding the use of keyword searches, the number and scope of information requests, and the conduct of management meetings consistent with the orders made in Xiadu Life Technology.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes to registration requirements: why aircraft financiers should be on alert

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

A tax regulation that was promulgated in 2016 has taken effect in ways that are now affecting aircraft lessors and lenders to Brazilian carriers, including by imposing requirements concerning the identification of lessor entities' ultimate beneficial owners and increasing the document disclosure requirements on lessors and lenders in cross-border aircraft finance transactions.

Omar Morales

Nothing is certain but death and taxes: Tax Department considers taxation of cryptocurrencies

Corporate Tax - Chile
Montt y Cia SA

A taxpayer recently requested a ruling from the Tax Department on the treatment of gains from cryptocurrency transactions for income and value added tax purposes, as cryptocurrencies are not specifically regulated in Chile or recognised as legal tender or foreign currency.

Guy Castegnaro

New rules regarding salary payments in event of illness

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

A new law has modified various provisions of the Labour Code, including Article L121-6(3) regarding salary payments in the event of illness.

Stelios Christofides

Legal reform proposals over appointment of receivers

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

Members of Parliament have proposed legal reforms with the aim of regulating the procedure for the appointment of receivers by debenture holders.

Matthew Kirtland

Enforcement regimes under New York and Washington Conventions – a tale of two cities

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

There are two principal treaties which govern the enforcement of international arbitral awards in foreign jurisdictions: the New York Convention and the Washington Convention.

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