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Andreas Erotocritou

Schemes of arrangement and recent statutory amendments

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

Schemes of arrangement have advantages over other insolvency procedures.

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.

Britt Haxton

Proposed BEAT regulations: tax-free transactions may lead to liability

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service recently released proposed regulations for the Base Erosion and Anti-abuse Tax (BEAT), which was added to the Internal Revenue Code as part of the Tax Act 2017.

Sian Edmunds

New Year's resolutions for safeguarding food and drink sector

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

In view of the challenges faced by the food and drink sector in 2018, businesses across the supply chain may want to make some New Year's resolutions to ensure that they are fighting fit and ready for the year ahead.

Karsten Metzlaff

For want of an asterisk: regional court scrutinises franchisor's TV advertising

Franchising - Germany
Noerr LLP

The Munich Regional Court I recently established a new precedent for competition restriction, which is prohibited in franchising systems under the Act against Restraints on Competition.

Ben Yates

Email scams and related recovery litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a series of recent judgments, the first-instance courts in Hong Kong have demonstrated an increasing flexibility in assisting victims of internet and email fraud, including granting declaratory relief without trial.

OnDemand

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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