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Otto Waechter

Virtual currency regulation

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Austria has no domestic legislation that directly applies to virtual currencies, although operations using cryptocurrencies may fall under existing laws.

Stephen P Kranz

Wisconsin enacts discriminatory exit charge for businesses moving out of state

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A Wisconsin governor recently signed into law an act that either bars a reduction for, or requires amounts deducted to be added back to, Wisconsin taxable income for moving expenses deducted on federal income tax returns if the expenses are associated with a business moving out of the state or country.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Riding on popularity of foreign brands

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Goods produced outside the Philippines are commonly perceived as being of better quality and, given their higher price point, are purchased by those who are more financially capable and consider themselves to have good taste.

Mirosław Cejmer

Special rules of representation for limited liability companies

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Commercial Company Code allows representation by a supervisory board or proxy appointed by a resolution of a shareholders' meeting in contracts or disputes between companies and their management boards.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Appellate court rules that subrogated insurers assume same rights and limitations as assureds

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

A recent Sao Paulo State Appellate Court case concerned a carriage of goods by sea from Port Everglades (United States) to the port of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Mark M Brennan

Supreme Court sidesteps important TCPA deference issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court was expected to provide greater clarity on the extent to which litigants can challenge the Federal Communications Commission's Telephone Consumer Protection Act interpretations in private litigation.

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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