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Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court will not review findings that parties lacked actual and common intent to arbitrate

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court upheld an arbitral award in which the arbitral tribunal had declined jurisdiction in the absence of a valid arbitration agreement.

Norman Wisely

32nd offshore licensing round sees 113 licences awarded by OGA

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

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) recently announced its offer for the award of 113 licences over 259 blocks or part-blocks to 65 companies.

Alejandro Ruiz

IRS issues proposed regulations intended to clarify carried interest rules

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued proposed regulations under Section 1061, a provision enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017 that recharacterises certain net long-term capital gain with respect to applicable partnership interests as short-term capital gain.

Federico Hernández Arroyo

New digital services tax introduced

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Mexico recently introduced a new digital services tax.

Christine Daya

CFIUS encourages public to provide tips and referrals

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
DLA Piper

In addition to a substantial increase in funding and staff dedicated to monitoring and enforcement, the Department of the Treasury, which leads the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review process, has now developed a webpage encouraging members of the public to provide it with tips and referrals with respect to non-notified deals, violations of CFIUS mitigation measures and certain other matters that raise national security risk..

Teresa Polino

CBP gets tough on forced labour: turning supply chain risks into advantages

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

US Customs and Border Protection recently announced that it had collected $575,000 in penalties resulting from a civil enforcement action against importer Pure Circle USA for imports made with forced labour.

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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