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Constantinos Christofi

General Healthcare System contributions

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

As of 1 March 2019, employees, pensioners, state officials and income earners in Cyprus must contribute 1.7% of their income to the General Health System, while self-employed individuals must contribute 2.55% of their income.

Fernando Eduardo Serec

Can you choose a foreign forum to decide your dispute? Yes, but…

Litigation - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

The relatively new Civil Procedure Code specifically authorises parties to a contract to select a foreign jurisdiction to decide their disputes.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Taxation of virtual currencies

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

The Croatian Tax Authority has issued several relevant opinions regarding the taxation of virtual currencies.

Shane D Todd

Government appoints new expert panel on labour standards

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The federal government has established an independent expert panel to provide advice and conduct consultations on the modernisation of labour standards in Part III of the Canada Labour Code.

Enare Erim

NIMASA introduces new compliance strategy for cabotage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) recently issued a marine notice to further the Cabotage Act's objectives and to ensure strict compliance.

Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court clears air on determination of relevant market in Section 3 cases

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Supreme Court recently clarified that the determination of the relevant market is not a mandatory pre-condition for assessing an alleged violation of Section 3 of the Competition Act.

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