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Jan Erik Janssen

New act aims to minimise gas production from Groningen Field

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The government aims to terminate the gas production of the large-scale Groningen Field as soon as possible.

Kristin Graham Koehler

Eighth Circuit tightens False Claims Act pleading requirements

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

A recent US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit decision follows a growing trend among courts in tightening False Claims Act pleading requirements.

Laura Pierallini

Mind your drone business – recent ENAC initiatives

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) was one of the first EU aviation authorities to develop national rules to regulate remote-piloted aircraft systems.

Dinesh Kumar

GST not applicable on reimbursement of salary on behalf of foreign entity as pure agent

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Authority for Advance Rulings recently considered the applicability of goods and services tax (GST) on expense reimbursements in the case of 'pure agents' – a key concept when evaluating taxable services, particularly for tax exemption claims in respect of expense reimbursements and applicable GST.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Environmental liability for damage caused by pipelines and storage terminal operations

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In view of recent policy changes relating to hydrocarbons and gasoline distribution via pipelines, liability for the remediation of soil and water contamination derived from hydrocarbon spills and leaks at storage terminals and pipelines has become a hot topic.

Costas Stamatiou

International Safety Management Code – instructions for recognised organisations

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Cyprus Flag Administration recently imposed additional requirements on the development, implementation and certification of safety management systems over and above those which have been set out in the International Safety Management Code since 1998.

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