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Libin Zhang

Draft Atomic Energy Law published for public comment

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The Ministry of Justice recently published for public comment the draft Atomic Energy Law, which the legislature had been drafting for nearly 30 years.

Simon Lewis

PFI contracts: gone but not forgotten?

Projects & Procurement - United Kingdom
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

According to a recent budget speech, the government has abolished the private finance initiative (PFI) for future projects.

John Ho

It's a bird… it's a plane… it's OSHA?

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is modernising its enforcement tools with the use of camera-equipped drones.

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.

Jennie Cherry

US reporting checklist for foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Trusts classified as foreign for US tax purposes, whether established under the law of a US state or of an offshore jurisdiction, must review whether they have any US tax or information reporting filings to make in 2019 with regard to income earned and distributions made in 2018.

Alexander Vogel

Federal Council adopts implementing provisions for new fintech licence

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

From 1 January 2019 companies that operate beyond the core activities characteristic for banks will be able to accept public funds of up to Sfr100 million on a professional basis subject to simplified requirements.

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