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Alexander Isola

Liability for payments after company has become insolvent

Insolvency & Restructuring - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

If a managing director of a company makes payments after a substantive insolvency, they may be liable for damages under the Statute on Limited Liability Companies.

Jeremy Glover

Victory House General Partner Ltd v RGB P&C Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

An application was recently made to restrain notice being given of a winding-up petition which sought payment of some £820,000 following an adjudicator's decision in respect of goods supplied and services rendered for the development and conversion of Victory House.

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.

Lia Alizia

All in the family: court removes restriction on employment of spouses and blood relatives

Employment & Benefits - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

Previously, under the Manpower Law, employers in Indonesia could include an article in their employment agreements, company regulations or collective labour agreements which allowed them to terminate employees for having a marital or blood relationship with another employee in the same company.

Katie Lee

First CSPs issued and application fee increased

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently issued the first certificates of supplementary protection (CSPs) against three approvals.

Galina Petkova

CPC deems minimum hotel accommodation prices anti-competitive

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Ministry of Tourism recently proposed the introduction of minimum prices for sites categorised as 'accommodation places'.

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