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Paul Scrivano

In Delaware, notices and deadlines matter

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision is illustrative of the principle that merger partners should not assume that anything less than strict compliance with notice requirements (particularly when they relate to termination rights) and deadlines in a merger agreement will be enforced.

Pedro Cortés

Fiscal consequences of offshore regime revocation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Macau's offshore regime will be revoked on 1 January 2021.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Act on Nullity compatibility with EU acquis communautaire

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

Since its adoption, the Act on Nullity has caused controversy, with some Croatian scholars and judges expressing their concern about (for example) its constitutionality and contravention of EU law.

Shaun Hashim

Ontario Court of Appeal: insured's failure to provide up-to-date address not breach of duty to cooperate

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently reconfirmed that an insured's duty to cooperate with defence council appointed by its insurer is not subject to a standard of perfection.

Laura Pierallini

General ban on operation of night-time flights removed

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Administrative Supreme Court recently ruled on the operation of night-time flights for civil purposes over Italian national territory, issuing a milestone decision that put an end to a 20-year regulatory dispute.

Pranay Bhatia

Does Section 195 of Income Tax Act apply to salaries of employees seconded by foreign entities?

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Bombay High Court recently considered whether a taxpayer, which was resident in India and the sole owner of a business that provided personnel on an as-needed basis to foreign companies, had been required to deduct tax under Section 195 of the Income Tax Act when paying an employee who it had loaned to a Kuwait-based company.

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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