International Law Office

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Emily Haithwaite

Family offices and Jersey's economic substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 came into effect in January 2019 and applies to certain Jersey tax-resident companies which conduct one or more relevant activities.

Valery Narezhniy

Main changes to company taxation in 2020

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Over the past year, Parliament has adopted several laws amending the Tax Code regarding the taxation of legal entities.

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

The Netherlands – a hotspot for provisional and conservatory measures

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Ports in the Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp region are historically known as ship arrest paradises.

Asli Tireli

Assessing individual character of design applications

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

A design is accepted as having individual character if its overall impression could be distinguished by a so-called 'informed user' from a prior design made available to the public.

Tala Khoury

Unionising the gig economy: contractor or employee?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

One of the main disputes regarding the rise and proliferation of the gig economy is whether its workers are employees or contractors.

Angelos Paphitis

Benefits of Cyprus Investment Programme

Immigration - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

The Cyprus Investment Programme is ranked among the top 10 programmes in the world for global citizenship.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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