International Law Office

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Jennie Cherry

Overview (January 2020)

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

US gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption amounts have been updated for tax year 2020.

Raphael Mellerio

Intercompany financing: alternative financing method for franchisees?

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The overriding principle which governs credit transactions in France has been relaxed over time in order to allow for, among other things, intragroup financing.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes in Brazilian withholding tax

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

The Federal Government recently issued an executive order with the potential to change the tax treatment of commercial aircraft leasing.

Morten Valen Eide

Shipbuilding – consequences of disruption by buyers

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

In the lead up to delivery under shipbuilding and offshore fabrication contracts where delivery is delayed, buyers may occasionally face claims that they have disrupted the contractor's progress in such a way that the contractor is entitled to an extension of the delivery date and/or damages for the additional costs incurred.

Lloyd Harmetz

SEC charges Switzerland-based dealer for selling US investors unregistered SBS for bitcoins

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently charged a Switzerland-based securities dealer for offering and selling unregistered security-based swaps to US investors using bitcoins and for failing to transact its swaps on a registered national exchange.

Gemma Taylor

Vegans protected by Equality Act: what does it mean for employers?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

According to an employment tribunal in the widely reported case brought by Jordi Casamitjana, ethical veganism can be a philosophical belief that is protected under the Equality Act.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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