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Anat Shavit

Tax implications of sale of functions, assets and risks to affiliates

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

In a recent decision, a district court in Israel ruled in favour of Broadcom Semiconductor Ltd and rejected the Israeli Tax Authority's claim that Broadcom Semiconductor was required to pay additional taxes of NIS100 million due to the deemed sale of its main functions and assets to affiliated companies.

Hao Zhan

Applicability of right of subrogation in Chinese reinsurance context

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

Insurance subrogation is an important legal mechanism which enables insurers to reduce their losses after insurance indemnities are paid.

Jeroen Van Hezewijk

The Hague Court of Appeal sets aside ICC award because underlying purchase contract was procured by corruption

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

In recent setting aside proceedings, The Hague Court of Appeal had to decide whether an arbitral award issued in proceedings under the International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Rules had to be set aside due to the fact that the award was contrary to public policy.

Lina Wiedenbach

Carrier liability for contaminated liquid bulk cargo – contributory negligence of shipper

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a March 2019 case, the Hamburg Higher Regional Court had to decide whether the claimant had a control and inspection duty under the Commercial Code and, if so, to what extent the damage should be reduced for reasons of contributory negligence.

Maria Hadjisavva

Supreme Court rejects EAW cancellation request: appellant's individual rights not absolute

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Supreme Court recently rejected a Greek appellant's request for the annulment of a European arrest warrant (EAW) which had been issued against him in order to investigate alleged criminal offences.

CV Chen

Patent Act amendments: a guide

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The current Patent Act was amended on 18 January 2018 and took effect on 1 May 2018.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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