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S R Patnaik

To trust or not to trust: Mumbai ITAT confirms exclusion of offshore trust's corpus fund from wealth tax

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Although offshore discretionary trusts are an acceptable form of tax planning, they have been used as a means of money laundering.

Magdalena Krawczyk

Clean transport zones: amending Act on Electromobility and Alternative Fuels

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

In order to prevent the negative impact of transport pollutant emissions on human health and the environment, the legislature passed the Act of 11 January 2018 on Electromobility and Alternative Fuels, which introduced the possibility for community councils to create clean transport zones.

Jason R Lehner

SEC adopts payment disclosure rules for resource extraction companies

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a final rule which requires US and foreign resource extraction issuers to disclose any payments made to the US federal government or foreign governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals.

Francisco Venetucci

New regulation makes waves: Coastguard establishes maximum speed for stretch of Parana River

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

A new Coastguard regulation has established the maximum speed between km 406 and km 435 of the Parana River.

Martin L Saad

Third circuit panel revises half-baked trade dress functionality decision

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

"That's the way the cookie crumbles", a panel of judges from the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit again concluded in rejecting trade dress protection for the well-known Pocky cookie design.

Agnieszka Fedor

What's new in employment law in 2021?

Employment & Immigration - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

This article presents a brief summary of the key changes that employers and employees will have to face in 2021, including with regard to the increase in the minimum wage, the obligation to notify contracts for specific work, remote working, COVID-19 vaccination and audits relating to use of anti-crisis shield instruments..

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru