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Anat Shavit

Tax implications of sale of functions, assets and risks to affiliates

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

In a recent decision, a district court in Israel ruled in favour of Broadcom Semiconductor Ltd and rejected the Israeli Tax Authority's claim that Broadcom Semiconductor was required to pay additional taxes of NIS100 million due to the deemed sale of its main functions and assets to affiliated companies.

Jürg Schneider

Federal Council considers introduction of cyber incident reporting duty

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

While many countries have introduced far-reaching obligations to report cyber incidents, Switzerland has not yet followed this lead.

Matej Kosalko

Enforcement of awards affected by international sanctions

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy Bratislava sro

In 2019 the Ministry of Finance issued guidelines on procedures for the effective application of rules on the freezing of financial assets of sanctioned persons in Slovakia.

Katrina Edge

Enforcement of Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012

Banking - Jersey
Ogier

Under the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 1983, the powers of a secured party on enforcement were limited to a power of sale.

Herman Steen

UK Supreme Court decision in Renos case: position under Nordic Plan

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

The UK Supreme Court's recent landmark decision in the Renos case clarifies that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the English Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Linda Hallberg

Civil law as basis for interpretation in cases of allocation of responsibility for environmental damages

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

In a case concerning the distribution of the cost of remediation of pollution caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, the Land and Environment Court of Appeal denied the operator compensation from the polluter for remediation costs.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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