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Natasa Polyviou

Tax Department clarifies country-by-country reporting

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Tax Department recently announced that constituent entities of Cyprus ultimate parent entities (UPEs) will not be subject to local filing in their jurisdiction of tax residence, provided that the tax information exchange arrangement under the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement has been activated.

Abigail Smith

Federal Court of Appeal overturns cefaclor damages decision on prejudgment interest issue

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently allowed in part Apotex's appeal of a decision awarding Eli Lilly over C$100 million for Apotex's infringement of eight process patents relating to the antibiotic cefaclor.

Kenneth D Basch

Recent developments in aircraft repossession

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

In respect of four aircraft that were recently repossessed before Avianca Brazil obtained bankruptcy protection, the Brazilian judiciary and civil aviation agency procedures worked reasonably well and Brazil's overall performance complied with its obligations under the Cape Town Convention.

Robert Lane

All change for network charging – Ofgen launches significant code review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Ofgem recently published its decision to launch a significant code review (SCR) into the electricity network access and forward-looking charging arrangements.

Zeina Obeid

An alternative solution: judicial mediation

Arbitration & ADR - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

In line with Lebanon's pro-alternative dispute resolution attitude, a further option in the form of judicial mediation was recently made available to parties through the implementation of Law 82.

Federico De Noriega

New cybersecurity rules for banks

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently published a resolution in the Official Gazette modifying the general regulations that apply to banks.

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