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Elena Christodoulou

Protocol amending Cyprus-Russia double tax treaty ushers in new era

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Cyprus and Russia recently signed a protocol amending the double tax treaty (DTT) between the two states.

David Schwartz

Late PCT national phase entry in Canada as of right will soon come to an end

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Substantial amendments to the Patent Act and new Patent Rules came into force in October 2019.

Neetika Ahuja

Companies (Amendment) Act and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act enacted

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Companies (Amendment) Act 2020 and the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act 2020 recently came into force, amending the Companies Act 2013 and the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 2010.

Patricia Yeung

Amendment to anti-discrimination ordinances

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In June 2020 the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Ordinance 2020 came into effect.

Mark Douglas

Flip clause payments to Lehman Brothers noteholders after termination of swap agreement safe harboured in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

Safe harbours in the Bankruptcy Code designed to insulate non-debtor parties to financial contracts from the consequences that normally ensue when a counterparty files for bankruptcy have been the focus of a considerable amount of scrutiny as part of evolving developments in the pandemic-driven downturn.

Olivia Jamison

Government consults on ecodesign and energy information laws changes

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Until 11 November 2020, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is consulting on the draft Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information Regulations 2021.

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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