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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.

Stella Koukounis

Forced sale orders on grounds of unfair prejudice and oppression

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

Shareholder petitions of unfair prejudice have been compared to divorce petitions.

Catarina Brito Ferreira

Merchant solar projects in Portugal: growing interest and challenges

Energy & Natural Resources - Portugal
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

With the increasing number of projects being licensed under market rules, renewable energy generators are now faced with energy trading under organised markets, without a traditional power purchase agreement with the off-taker.

John Gurley

Status of Section 232 and Section 301 tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The secretary of the treasury recently stated that the United States was "putting the trade war on hold" pending negotiations with China to reduce the US trade deficit and address certain acts, policies and practices relating to IP rights.

Adrian Attard

Is a bunker delivery note a binding contract under Maltese law?

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Following the collapse of OW Bunkers, physical bunker suppliers worldwide have had to rethink their business model with respect to the potential debt exposures that they face when conducting business through bunker traders.

Andrew Roberson

IRS implementation of tax reform continues to move forward

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The latest announcement by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) focuses on the $10,000 cap on the amount of state and local taxes that can be deducted for federal income tax purposes.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey