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Elena Christodoulou

New double tax agreement between Cyprus and Kazakhstan

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Cyprus-Kazakhstan double tax treaty recently entered into force.

Raúl Herrera Hazas

ADR: pros and cons

Arbitration & ADR - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

Over the past three decades, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has increased in popularity to the point that most parties appear to prefer it to having the courts resolve their conflicts.

Damian Evans

Rusnano Capital AG decision

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Guernsey Court of Appeal upheld the deputy bailiff's interpretation of Section 53(3) of the Trusts (Guernsey) Law 2007 that a sole beneficiary can use that section of the law to terminate a discretionary trust even if the trust instrument contains a power to add further beneficiaries..

Lucy Lewis

Failing to enhance pay for shared parental leave is not sex discrimination – permission to appeal refused

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police v Hextall.

Kate McKenna

CCPC consults on proposed guidelines for simplified merger notification procedure

Competition & Antitrust - Ireland
Matheson

On 14 June 2019 the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) confirmed its plan to introduce in 2020 a simplified procedure for the notification of mergers which satisfy the relevant financial thresholds and do not raise competition concerns.

Samuel Yang

New personal information security specification released

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The State Administration for Market Regulation and the Standardisation Administration recently released a national standard circular to announce that the Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification (Specification 2020) and seven additional national standards have been issued and will take effect on 1 October 2020.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Germany

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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