International Law Office

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Tim Clipstone

Fund managers' perspective on Guernsey substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The government has approved new regulations which impose an economic substance test on Guernsey tax-resident companies in order to meet the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group.

Arturo Sferruzza

Fine line between financial initiatives in PV greenhouses and genuine agricultural projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The Regional Administrative Court of Sardinia recently annulled the regional authority's decision to revoke authorisation for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic (PV) plant on the rooftops of agricultural greenhouses following its alleged loss of status as an agricultural company.

Louise Kotze

Company law versus income tax law: amalgamations now regularised

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

One of the amendments proposed by Budget 2019 aims to reconcile the incongruency that exists between South African company law and income tax law with regard to the deregistration or liquidation of companies that are involved in amalgamation transactions.

Antonio Grieco

New rules for limited liability companies

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The rules concerning the corporate governance of limited liability companies were recently amended.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Taxation of virtual currencies

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

The Croatian Tax Authority has issued several relevant opinions regarding the taxation of virtual currencies.

Junichi Ikeda

Recharacterisation of product risks

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Although product compliance has always been an important issue for manufacturers, it has historically been overshadowed by safety-related product risks, and considerations regarding product compliance have typically been integrated with other product risks.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey