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Ali Temuçin Akalın

Representation by proxy in suretyship agreements

Banking - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

Suretyships are a kind of security commonly used in loan transactions which provide personal security to lenders if a borrower fails to fulfil its payment obligation.

Pranay Bhatia

CBDT and GSTN to sign MoU on exchange of taxpayer information

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has authorised the principal director general of income tax (systems) to share taxpayer information with the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN).

Carlos P Martins

Proposed class action takes aim at airport fees paid by airline employees

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

Three dozen Canadian airports may be on the hook for fees charged to airline employees flying on employee travel passes.

John Gurley

Ruling offers protection to importers dealing with ambiguous scope of AD/CVD order

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently ruled that where the scope of an anti-dumping/countervailing duty order is ambiguous, US Customs and Border Protection has no independent authority to suspend liquidation without explicit instructions from the US Department of Commerce..

Shubhangi Pathak

Draft guidelines address conflict of interest situations

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority recently issued the Exposure Draft on Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Conflict of Interest) Guidelines 2019, which seek to provide guidance on the conflicts of interest that arise between insurers and other insurance companies or intermediaries which have the same directors..

Justin Savage

Impact of evolving relationship between investors and managers on fund structuring

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

This article addresses how the landscape for the structuring of offshore investment funds established in the Cayman Islands is changing and how this change is being driven by the evolving relationship between investors and investment fund managers – in particular, how the balance of power has in many cases shifted from the manager to the investor..

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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