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Shannon Rajan

High court issues key judgment for aviation service providers

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

In July 2019 the Kuala Lumpur High Court awarded a summary judgment for a combined sum exceeding RM40 million for unpaid passenger service charges in three civil suits brought by Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd against AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia X Berhad.

Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Insurance premium tax: Federal Ministry of Finance issues guidelines on determination of policyholders

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Finance recently issued guidelines on the determination of policyholders who are persons of relevance for insurance premium tax (IPT) as their registered office in Germany might trigger IPT.

Linda J Zirkelbach

Conducting your way through music licensing: common issues

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Absent a few limited exceptions, the use of someone else's music without their permission is an infringement on their copyright.

Carole Cook

HMRC nudge letters

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The implementation of the Common Reporting Standard and other data exchange regimes means that Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is receiving substantial information about the global tax affairs of persons with connections to the United Kingdom, which will enable it to target those who may have failed to declare all of their tax liabilities accurately.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

Luc Courtois

Impact of COVID-19 crisis on liquid and illiquid funds and their managers

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

Due to the capital markets conditions caused by the COVID-19 crisis, liquid funds may need to activate their gating provisions in order to limit redemptions, in accordance with the terms of the fund's prospectus.

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