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Sarah Pace Warrington

Residence and employment implications for British citizens in Malta following no-deal Brexit

Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In light of the continuous developments and ambiguity surrounding the Brexit negotiations, as well as the uncertainty facing British citizens who currently reside in EU member states, the Maltese government recently propagated regulations concerning the residence and employment rights which will be upheld for British citizens who already reside and work in Malta.

Emily Haithwaite

Update on economic substance rules for Jersey fund managers

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation Law 2019 has introduced new economic substance requirements which apply to certain Jersey tax-resident companies.

Chris Grieveson

Worldwide freezing orders upheld in multinational shipping fraud case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The High Court recently upheld two worldwide freezing orders in a multinational shipping fraud case were upheld, rejecting the defendant's allegations of breaches of full and frank disclosure.

Carolyn Soakell

Court of Appeal rules on liability of overseas co-workers for whistleblowing

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In an unusual case of whistleblowing detriment brought by an overseas employee against two co-workers (also based overseas), the Court of Appeal has ruled that the employment tribunal in question had no jurisdiction to hear the claim in relation to personal liability of the co-workers because they were outside the scope of UK employment law.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

COFECE rejects Walmart's acquisition of Cornershop

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) recently issued a press release announcing that it had rejected Walmart's proposal to acquire Cornershop in light of the potential risks that it posed to competition and free market access.

Michael Lips

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

This article summarises key amendments to Swiss environmental laws which either came into effect in recent months or will come into effect in the foreseeable future.

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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