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Maurus Winzap

Tax treatment of debt waivers and other debt-to-equity swaps

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

In economic life, debt waivers involving associated companies take on central significance in the context of a restructuring.

Adam Bell

COVID-19 Weekly Report (25-31 May 2020)

Insolvency & Restructuring - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of real estate investments in Israel

Real Estate - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The taxation of real estate investments is complex and depends on various factors, including the property owner's status (ie, individual or corporation), the nature of the asset (eg, residential property, commercial property or land) and the purpose of the investment (eg, producing rental income or entrepreneurial profit).

Constantinos Pashiardis

Application and interpretation of Article IV of New York Convention

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In recent years there has been a substantial number of cases in which the courts have had to determine whether applicants seeking the recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award have complied with the requirements set out in Article IV of the New York Convention, which the Supreme Court has ruled must be strictly satisfied.

Marina Vassiliou

First-instance courts must evaluate testimony adduced during hearings

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In a recent appeal, the Supreme Court ruled that the first-instance court could not ignore testimony adduced during a hearing without having evaluated it.

Eriko Ogata

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on employment

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In April 2020 the government declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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