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Patricia Yeung

Overturning lower court's decision – Court of Final Appeal hands down milestone judgment to LGBT community

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams

The Court of Final Appeal recently handed down a landmark judgment in favour of the LGBT community.

Stephen P Kranz

Wisconsin enacts discriminatory exit charge for businesses moving out of state

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A Wisconsin governor recently signed into law an act that either bars a reduction for, or requires amounts deducted to be added back to, Wisconsin taxable income for moving expenses deducted on federal income tax returns if the expenses are associated with a business moving out of the state or country.

Eleanor Midwinter

The bunker balance – owners consider liquefied natural gas in advance of 2020

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Using liquefied natural gas (LNG) rather than fuel oil is one of a range of options available to owners seeking to comply with the International Maritime Organisation's 2020 regulations.

Eloise Layzell

First-time scrutiny by Jersey Royal Court of Channel Islands financial ombudsman decision

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The first-ever challenge to a decision of Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman Douglas Melville has been heard by the Jersey Royal Court.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Act on Nullity compatibility with EU acquis communautaire

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

Since its adoption, the Act on Nullity has caused controversy, with some Croatian scholars and judges expressing their concern about (for example) its constitutionality and contravention of EU law.

Matthew J Howell

No fun in the sun: Trump administration further restricts aviation traffic to Cuba

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security recently announced rules designed to further restrict travel to Cuba, including eliminating a sub-category of authorised travel to Cuba entitled 'people-to-people educational travel'.

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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