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Pooja Ramchandani

Casting a wider net – ESI rates amended

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Employees' State Insurance (ESI) (Central) Rules 1950 were recently amended to reduce the required rates of contribution to the statutory fund maintained by the ESI Corporation for the provision of sickness and health benefits.

Hans Hammarbäck

Authorisation requirements for third-country insurers: implications of a hard Brexit

Insurance - Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

In the event of a hard Brexit, UK insurers must obtain authorisation as third-country insurers in Sweden in order to offer their products to the Swedish market.

Zhan Yang

Unreliable Entity List embraces abuse of dominance under Anti-monopoly Law

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Commerce of China recently announced the establishment of an Unreliable Entity List (UEL) targeting foreign entities and individuals that (among other things) fail to comply with the principles of the market economy or threaten China's national security.

Mirosław Cejmer

Special rules of representation for limited liability companies

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Commercial Company Code allows representation by a supervisory board or proxy appointed by a resolution of a shareholders' meeting in contracts or disputes between companies and their management boards.

Michael Alexandrou

Tax benefits for foreign nationals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus offers a number of tax incentives to high-net-worth individuals.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit panel holds that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review proceedings conducted before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the Patent and Trademark Office.

OnDemand

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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