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Atul Shanker Mathur

Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and scope of judicial intervention: a minimalist approach

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The enforcement of a foreign arbitral award in India is founded on the fundamental principle of minimal judicial intervention in order to further India's pro-arbitration and consequently pro-foreign investment climate.

Andrew Roberson

Section 965 statutes of limitations for partnerships

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued guidance on the period of limitations for Section 965 of the Internal Revenue Code transition tax-related adjustments of partnerships.

Chantal Noël

French patents can now be opposed before INPI

Intellectual Property - France
GEVERS & ORES

Since 1 April 2020 it has been possible to file an opposition to invalidate a French patent directly with the National Industrial Property Institute.

Anna Turi

HCA imposes record fine on Booking.com for unfair commercial practices

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently imposed a record fine on Booking.com BV for undertaking unfair commercial practices by misleadingly advertising certain hotel rooms with "free cancellation" and engaging in pressure selling.

Mădălina Neagu

Streamlining procedure for declaring beneficial owners

Corporate & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Pursuant to a recently issued draft bill, the legal framework regarding companies' obligation to submit a statement about their beneficial owners could be simplified.

Kay C Georgi

United States moves to treat Hong Kong like China: what does this mean for US exporters?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Commerce and the Department of State recently announced that they were following through with changes to treat Hong Kong like China for exports of military and dual-use goods.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan