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Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board fines fertiliser company for hindering on-site inspection

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently fined a fertiliser company for hindering an on-site inspection.

David R Hamill

July update on China Section 301 tariffs: latest from China-US talks

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

At a recent G20 Summit press conference, President Trump said that he would not lift the existing Section 301 tariffs on China, but would also not add tariffs on any additional Chinese imports "for at least the time being" as part of an agreement to resume negotiations with China.

Michael Alexandrou

Tax benefits for foreign nationals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus offers a number of tax incentives to high-net-worth individuals.

Paulo Monteverde

Lisbon Court of Appeal finds that BELCANTO is a "trademark with a reputation"

Intellectual Property - Portugal
Baptista Monteverde & Associados

The Lisbon Court of Appeal recently found that the trademark BELCANTO, used by the Belcanto restaurant in Lisbon, was a "trademark with a reputation" and another party's application to register the trademark to sell wines.

Lucy Lewis

Failing to enhance pay for shared parental leave is not sex discrimination

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In an emphatic judgment, the Court of Appeal has ruled that it is not direct discrimination, indirect discrimination or a breach of equal pay rights to provide enhanced pay for maternity leave and statutory pay only for shared parental leave (SPL).

Yu Dan

Have foreign-invested insurer licences been made available to foreign investors?

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

For foreign investors with an eye on the Chinese insurance market, obtaining an insurance intermediary licence is a good idea.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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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