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António Fernandes de Oliveira

Changing ECJ case law on input VAT deductions for holding companies

Corporate Tax - European Union
AFDO-adv

For many years, tax authorities have rejected holding companies' right to deduct input value added tax; however, the European Court of Justice has issued several decisions that have enabled a slow but unequivocal paradigm shift towards so-called 'active' or 'mixed' holdings (ie, holding companies which are directly or indirectly involved in the management of subsidiaries and provide them with taxable services).

Peter Aall Simonsen

Raudfjell and Kvitfjell wind farms commence operation

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The first wind turbines in one of Europe's largest land-based wind farms recently commenced operation.

Dominique Müller

Broad jurisdiction for avoidance claims (actio pauliana) – also for Swiss defendants?

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As a recent European Court of Justice opinion is likely to be adopted by Swiss legal doctrine and precedent, parties domiciled in Switzerland may be targeted by avoidance claims in another signatory state of the Lugano Convention based on a contract to which they were not a party but that was merely concluded between the debtor and a creditor..

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Challenges of providing telemedicine services

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

Technology is developing rapidly and it generally takes the legislature years to catch up.

Samuel Yang

New Guiding Opinions on Strengthening Industrial Internet Safety

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and nine other authorities recently published the Guiding Opinions on Strengthening Industrial Internet Safety in the context of establishing China's industrial internet security guarantee system.

Carsten Vyvers

Discounted tariffs: change of legal position?

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Frankfurt am Main Local Court decision is a useful reminder that in the event of an assertion of claims under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation, the associated booking conditions must be considered when determining claim validity.

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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