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Elena Christodoulou

New Cyprus-Luxembourg double tax agreement enters into force

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The double tax agreement between Cyprus and Luxembourg recently entered into force.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

New oil producing states following discovery of deposits

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The House of Representatives recently considered a motion to declare Kogi, Enugu and Anambra oil producing states following the discovery of oil and gas deposits in commercial quantities.

Christopher Loh

Jury awards Apple $533 million in damages

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

After a week-long trial and four days of deliberation, a federal jury has determined that Samsung owes Apple over $533 million in damages for infringing three design patents asserted by Apple.

Samuel B Boxerman

EPA's OECA assistant administrator requests early notice of enforcement referrals to DOJ

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance recently issued to staff a memorandum establishing an interim process for providing her with early notice of referral of matters to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for civil judicial enforcement.

Ralph N Nero

Bill 148: new risks for misclassifying independent contractors as employees

Employment & Benefits - Canada

The Ontario government is increasing the risks and penalties for employers that misclassify workers as independent contractors as part of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.

Birgit Matthiesen

Trump issues Section 232 tariff exemptions, but companies must remain diligent

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Canadian business leaders greeted President Trump's announcement that the exemptions for Canada (and Mexico) from the double-digit Section 232 tariffs on certain steel and aluminium imports will be extended.



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