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Keiji Tonomura

Amendments to foreign direct investment regulations on foreign investment in Japanese technology companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI) in Japan, as well as its related cabinet orders, ministerial ordinances and public notifications, came into force and was fully implemented as of 7 June 2020.

He Wei

CNIPA issues new administrative measures for use of special marks reserved for GIs

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) recently issued the new Administrative Measures for the Use of Special Marks Reserved for Geographical Indications (GIs) (Trial).

Jia Wan

Can foreign investors capitalise on insurtech's growth in China?

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

It is no secret that China's insurance industry presents good upside growth opportunities and China's insurtech market continues to grow rapidly.

Claudia Hartleben

US withdrawal from international tax talks pulls numerous trading partners closer to new tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Inclusive Framework aims to reach an agreement on a multilateral taxation framework for the digitised economy by the end of 2020.

Frank Spoorenberg

First annulment of investment arbitration award by Supreme Court

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court – for the first time – partially annulled an arbitral award issued in an investment arbitration.

Stephen P Kranz

California bill would make taxpayer information available to public

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A concerning bill is pending in the California Senate which would require the California state controller's office to make taxpayer information publicly available.

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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