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Dimitri N Cocalis

Commercial corporate entities: a brief outline

Company & Commercial - Greece
Cocalis & Partners

An important consideration before doing business in Greece is choosing the most suitable corporate entity.

Patricia Yeung

How does the GDPR affect Hong Kong employers?

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in the European Union in 2018.

Jade Courtney

Copyright conundrum: what you need to know when rebranding

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Many corporates and start-ups that enlist third-party graphic designers to create logos or corporate identities during a rebrand are unaware of the legal implications of contracting third parties and thus often find themselves in costly and time-consuming litigation.This is because, under South African law, a third-party graphic designer commissioned to design a corporate's logo will own the copyright in said work.

Elsie F Hakim

New BKPM regulation clarifies guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under FDI regime

Corporate Finance/M&A - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) recently issued a new regulation that amends BKPM Regulation 6/2018, which sets out guidelines and procedures for licensing and facilities under Indonesia's foreign direct investment (FDI) regime.

Pranay Bhatia

General Anti-avoidance Rule – a pivotal development

Corporate Tax - India

In an attempt to curb tax evasion and avoid tax leakage, the government introduced the General Anti-avoidance Rule (GAAR), which took effect from April 2017.

Antony Sassi

Court rejects solicitors' application to dismiss based on time-bar

Litigation - Hong Kong

The High Court recently rejected a defendant solicitors' firm's application to strike out a plaintiff's claim on the ground that it was commenced too late.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey