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Elena Christodoulou

Amendments to Cyprus-San Marino double tax treaty enter into force

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Tax Department recently announced that the procedures for ratifying the protocol amending the Convention on the Avoidance of Double Taxation between Cyprus and San Marino have been completed.

Jennie Cherry

US reporting checklist for foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Trusts classified as foreign for US tax purposes, whether established under the law of a US state or of an offshore jurisdiction, must review whether they have any US tax or information reporting filings to make in 2019 with regard to income earned and distributions made in 2018.

Paula Gutiérrez

Preliminary injunctions granted against Blablatel Mobile for parallel imports

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grau & Angulo

In October 2018 the EU Trademark Court Number 1 of Alicante granted the interim injunction application filed by Xiaomi Inc against Blablatel Mobile SL for trademark infringement due to the parallel import of technological products from outside the European Economic Area.

Urszula Wojtyra

List of generic submissions under review now available

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently advised that it would implement certain proposals for its prescription drug product transparency initiatives.

Andreas Erotocritou

Schemes of arrangement and recent statutory amendments

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

Schemes of arrangement have advantages over other insolvency procedures.

Charalampos Kazantzis

Securitisation in shipping: Maltese perspective

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Asset-backed securitisation in the shipping sphere has recently come to prominence in light of traditional financiers' reluctance to finance shipping activities.

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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