International Law Office

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Magdalena Kotyrba

One year to go: Q&A on EU Medical Devices Regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) entered into force in May 2017 and will fully apply from 26 May 2020.

Takayuki Inoue

New plea bargaining system in practice

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Since Japan's first plea bargaining system was introduced in June 2018, prosecutors have used plea bargains in two cases, the second of which led to the dramatic arrest of Carlos Ghosn, former CEO and chair of Renault-Nissan, on the tarmac of Haneda Airport in November 2018.

David Maria Marino

Italy and China – a new era of cooperation between insurance supervisory authorities?

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission and the Italian Institute for the Supervision of Insurance recently entered into a memorandum of understanding setting out the basis for cooperation between the two supervisory authorities in the context of a broader plan of general cooperation between Italy and China.

Robert Lane

CCUS policy – is the United Kingdom ready to capture the opportunity?

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently published its proposals for business models for carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS).

Jon Chesman

Will director-shareholders always be liable to repay unlawful dividends?

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

A series of recent cases have examined the circumstances in which a dividend can be challenged on the basis that it has been unlawfully paid.

Xavier Nicholas

Will the gift keep on giving? Office of Tax Simplification's inheritance tax review

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Office of Tax Simplification recently published a report that made recommendations to the government to reform inheritance tax.

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