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Lucy Lewis

IR35 reforms from April 2020

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The proposed IR35 reform represents the biggest change to employment tax for decades.

Joseph Cresswell

Lenders face more allegations about their actions on restructuring

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Representatives of a lender on a board will not automatically impose directors' duties on the lender, but they may apply where a director's specific instructions have led directly to a breach of fiduciary duty.

Matthew Tuchband

Maximum pressure squared: Trump turns up Iran sanctions amplifier

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently issued Executive Order 13902, which places additional large swaths of the Iranian economy – and those outside Iran which support it – in the crosshairs of US sanctions.

Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Banking - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

Joanne Huckle

New registration requirements for unregulated investment funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government recently approved the Private Funds Bill 2020 and an amendment to the Mutual Funds Law (2020 Revision).

Aleksandra Kolenda

Draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act published

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act was recently published on the Government Legislation Centre's website.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA