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Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition aspects of merger control: 2019 M&A status report

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published its annual M&A status report, which outlines statistics on merger control decisions with regard to the number of transactions, the parties' country of origin, economic activities and transaction values.

Huib Berendschot

Competence of district courts in summary proceedings relating to EU Community designs

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The Supreme Court recently requested a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning the competence of district courts in summary proceedings relating to EU Community designs.

John Lane

Cybersecurity in Japan: being aware of your business partners' risks

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A recent high-profile theft of hard drives containing sensitive personal data has highlighted the need for Japan-based companies to ensure that their cybersecurity measures include processes for disposing of personal data that has been entrusted to them and reviewing their security controls regarding business partners who may come into contact with personal data.

Valery Narezhniy

Calculating share of Russian immovable property for corporate income tax purposes

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

At the end of 2019, the Federal Tax Service issued clarifications on calculating the share of Russian immovable property in the indirect sale of such property for corporate income tax purposes.

Kay C Georgi

US-China trade war ceasefire: important tariff information

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The United States and China recently signed a long-awaited trade agreement after nearly two years of a trade war that has resulted in crippling tariffs.

Rainer Herzig

Digital health: proposal to amend Health Telematics Act

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Ministry of Health recently provided Parliament with a draft amendment to the Health Telematics Act for public consultation.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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