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Jürg Schneider

IT outsourcing by banks and insurers facilitated by revised regulations

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

On 1 January 2020 the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority implemented various revised rules primarily targeting small banks (the so-called 'small banks regime').

Aaron Goonrey

Poorly managed performance improvement plans: how to avoid adverse action claims

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In an ironic turn of events, a poorly implemented and followed performance improvement plan (PIP) resulted in an employer having to pay A$205,342 to an employee who had brought a successful adverse action claim in the Federal Circuit Court.

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.

Herman Steen

Supreme Court issues important decision on CTL in Renos case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Supreme Court recently clarified that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Pedro Cortés

Gaming and economic diversification: is Macau merely a gaming tourist region?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Economic diversification cannot be achieved overnight; nonetheless, the government regularly promotes it in public announcements.

Laura Pierallini

IATA: competitive conditions for an efficient market

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) recently published a report on the Italian air transport market, focusing on the developments that would occur if more efficient conditions were introduced.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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