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Maya Ito

New breeze: floating offshore wind

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism recently designated an area off the coast of Goto City as the first zone dedicated to the promotion of offshore wind projects under the Act Promoting the Use of Marine Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Generation Facilities.

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.

Guy Castegnaro

Absenteeism due to depression: is dismissal valid?

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

Under certain conditions, frequent absenteeism due to health reasons may constitute a valid reason for dismissal.

Leon Scheicher

Judicial authorisation of transfer of shares with restricted transferability

Company & Commercial - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently dealt, for the first time, with the judicial authorisation of a transfer of shares with restricted transferability in joint stock companies.

Nicolas Contis

Civil procedure reform: new rules on provisional execution of judgments

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

In France, provisional execution allows a judgment to be executed before it acquires the status of res judicata.

Elena Christodoulou

European Union tightens net on e-commerce VAT evasion

Corporate Tax - European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Tackling e-commerce fraud is high on the European Union's political agenda, with significant effort being put into creating new rules to combat value added tax fraud in particular.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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