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Christoph Jirak

Electric vehicles exempt from emissions-reducing speed limits

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Constitutional Court recently dealt with a complaint by an electric vehicle owner who had exceeded an Air Immission Protection Act speed limit.

Andreas Erotocritou

Examinership and limits to its application

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

The examinership framework – which was introduced to the Companies Law in 2015 – offers an effective mechanism for restructuring financially distressed companies.

Dinesh Kumar

GST not applicable on reimbursement of salary on behalf of foreign entity as pure agent

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Authority for Advance Rulings recently considered the applicability of goods and services tax (GST) on expense reimbursements in the case of 'pure agents' – a key concept when evaluating taxable services, particularly for tax exemption claims in respect of expense reimbursements and applicable GST.

Shai Bakal

Major competition law reform comes into force

Competition & Antitrust - Israel
Tadmor Levy & Co

Parliament recently passed an amendment to the Economic Competition Law that represents its most significant overhaul since its enactment in 1988.

Madeleine Thörn

Arbitral award challenge based on Achmea unsuccessful

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyra

The Svea Court of Appeal has largely upheld two arbitral awards which Poland had challenged on the ground that the arbitration provision in the investment treaty between Poland, Luxembourg and Belgium was incompatible with EU law according to Achmea.

Yiota Georgiou

Amendment of Judicial Practice Code

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Judicial Practice Code was recently amended to provide that no judge, whether sitting alone or as a member of a panel of judges of an adjudicating court, can hear a case in which a party is represented by a lawyer who is a family member of the judge or works in the same firm or office as a family member of the judge.

OnDemand

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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