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Samuel Yang

Six government agencies call for recommendation of national green data centres in 2020

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In August 2020 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and five other government agencies issued the Circular on Organising and Implementing the Recommendation of National Green Data Centres.

Valery Narezhniy

New tax system for controlled foreign corporations

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Federal Law 368 of 11 September 2020, which could significantly simplify the tax payment process for the owners of a large number of controlled foreign corporations (CFCs) and significantly reduce such taxes in some cases, was recently adopted in Russia.

Bradley Kruger

Registration of virtual asset service providers commenced on 31 October 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government recently announced that the Virtual Asset (Service Providers) Law 2020 will commence in phases, with phase one commencing on 31 October 2020.

Andrew Osborne

Q&A on new immigration system

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers have lots of questions regarding the new immigration system that will apply in 2021, particularly with regard to the Skilled Worker visa, which will replace Tier 2 (General) from 1 January 2021.

András Nagy

HCA receives boost in enforcement against large retail chains

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

In 2015 the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) imposed a staggering fine on Auchan for abusing its significant market power.

Bruno Floriani

Cutting the red tape: recent amendments to Ontario's franchise disclosure act

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In 2017 the Ontario government enacted the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act with the objective of alleviating unnecessary regulatory burdens for businesses.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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