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Fred M Ackerson

Illinois amnesty programmes now underway

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Illinois Department of Revenue has begun a new amnesty programme, which is running from 1 October 2019 to 15 November 2019.

James Davies

Class discrimination and the workplace: TUC proposes new laws

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) recently published its recommendations for eliminating class-based bias in society.

Ilya Goryachev

New crowdfunding platform regulations

Corporate Finance/M&A - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The president recently signed Federal Law 259-FZ of 2 August 2019 on Raising Investments via Investment Platforms and on Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation.

David R Hamill

Round-up on Section 301 China tariffs: new tariffs, new deadlines, new uncertainty

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

List 4A goes into effect, all Section 301 tariffs are to increase by 5%, the US Trade Representative deadlines loom and the president has ordered US companies to "search for alternatives" to China sourcing.

Xing Xiusong

Fraud claims in letter of guarantee not subject to arbitration clause in underlying contract

Arbitration & ADR - China
Global Law Office

An independent letter of guarantee involves a legal relationship between the applicant, the issuer and the beneficiary.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court redefines location surcharge in rent control leases

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In early 2019 the Supreme Court passed three decisions confirming and clarifying its 2017 decision which had limited landlords' right to request a location surcharge for rent-controlled apartments in desirable neighbourhoods.

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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