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David R Hamill

USMCA takes giant step towards ratification

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

House Democrats and the Trump administration recently reached an agreement on the final text of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Claudia Bock

Competition authority under scrutiny for alleged fishing expedition

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The legality of on-site inspections (also known as dawn raids) carried out by the Office for the Protection of Competition at the premises of betting companies in early 2019 is currently under judicial review.

Sandrine Giroud

Game changer for Swiss trustees: new licensing obligation from 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

From 1 January 2020, the Swiss Financial Institutions Act and the Swiss Financial Services Act will become law and introduce a regulatory regime for trustees operating in Switzerland, obliging them to obtain an authorisation to carry out their activities.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes in Brazilian withholding tax

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

The Federal Government recently issued an executive order with the potential to change the tax treatment of commercial aircraft leasing.

Kaitlyn Gulle

Fiery fight over Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board's latest agreement

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In 2019 the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board and the United Firefighters Union of Australia Operational Staff Agreement 2016 was approved.

Ruth Boardman

Information Commissioner publishes draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Information Commissioner's Office recently published its draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing.

OnDemand

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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