International Law Office

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Constantinos Christofi

New tax exemptions and allowances for film and audiovisual production industry

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Income Tax Law was recently amended to provide an exemption of up to 50% for income derived from the production of films, series and other relevant audiovisual media.

Mathis Berger

New patent law provisions addressing pharmaceuticals

Intellectual Property - Switzerland
Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG

New provisions amending the Patent Act recently entered into force.

Craig R Chiasson

Court of appeal declares notice to arbitrate null due to its attempt to achieve consolidation without consent

Arbitration & ADR - Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently declared a notice to arbitrate a nullity because it sought to commence four separate arbitrations against three different parties under four separate arbitration agreements.

Jan Erik Janssen

Broadening subsidy scheme for renewable energy: from SDE+ to SDE++

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The minister of economic affairs and climate policy recently announced that the scope of the main subsidy scheme for renewable energy in the Netherlands, the Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production, will be broadened.

Benson R Cohen

Volcker Rule: agencies propose to implement community bank exemption and revise name-sharing rule

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The five US federal agencies responsible for implementing the Volcker Rule have individually released a related notice of proposed rulemaking.

Abigail Ruiz

Companies' criminal and administrative liability

White Collar Crime - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

Historically, only individuals could commit crimes in Mexico.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey