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Pedro Cortés

Macau banking and financial services overview: legal update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In 2018 and 2019 the legislature approved numerous laws to reinforce Macau's economic stability and international fiscal cooperation.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Towards the adoption of national templates for CTAs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

The Italian Medicines Agency recently opened a public consultation on national templates for medicinal products and medical devices to be used in clinical trials carried out in Italy.

Siofra Maguire

Clarity for insurers seeking to join proceedings

Insurance - Ireland
Matheson

The April 2018 decision of Bin Sun v Jason Price provides a useful summary of the circumstances in which a party can be joined as a co-defendant against the wishes of a plaintiff.

Julian Riekert

#MeToo inspires employees to act: Fair Work Commission upholds dismissal of Coles manager

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Commission recently considered whether a Coles employee, whose conduct had been found to breach the chain's code of conduct and equal opportunity policy, had been unfairly dismissed.

Fernando Eduardo Serec

Price of litigating in Brazil: court-awarded attorneys' fees

Litigation - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

In addition to contractual fees, winning attorneys are entitled to court-awarded attorneys' fees, which are determined using objective criteria.

Pranay Bhatia

Hedging loss is not international transaction

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

In a recent case before the tax tribunal, a taxpayer gave an unsecured loan to its associated enterprises for which it had charged interest equal to LIBOR plus 250 basis points based on the rate at which it had borrowed funds from a foreign bank.

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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