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Gemma Taylor

Vegans protected by Equality Act: what does it mean for employers?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

According to an employment tribunal in the widely reported case brought by Jordi Casamitjana, ethical veganism can be a philosophical belief that is protected under the Equality Act.

David Hanke

CFIUS 2.0: expansion of jurisdictional scope remains in limbo as tech minority investments emerge

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act and the Export Control Reform Act, Congress essentially gave the Department of Commerce the authority to decide how narrowly or widely to set the jurisdiction for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States over non-passive minority investments involving emerging and foundational technologies.

Radhika Gaggar

Small steps, giant leaps: 2019 in review for private client law

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Over the past year, Indian private client law took a number of small steps which were potentially giant leaps for the legal regime.

Ole Andenæs

Shipping project finance: new regulatory intricacies

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Project financing has historically been a popular investment scheme and source of capital in Norway for shipping projects.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA: suitability and sales practices remain an issue

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently released its 2019 Report on Examination Findings and Observations.

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.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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