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Uri Lampert

District court clarifies status of Section 102 shares held in trust

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

On 16 December 2019 the Haifa District Court determined that so long as shares awarded pursuant to Section 102 of the Israeli Income Tax Ordinance (New Version) are held by a trustee for the benefit of a grantee, they confer no shareholder rights on the grantee.

Geoffrey Maddock

Brexit – PRA issues guidance to insurers with legacy business

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

​The Prudential Regulation Authority recently published guidance for UK insurers on their ability to service EEA liabilities once the Brexit transition period comes to an end on 31 December 2020.

Eleanor Wilson

Government introduces Bill C-4 to implement USMCA's required changes

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Bill C-4 – which addresses some of the changes required under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – was recently introduced in the House of Commons.

Urszula Wojtyra

New reports on utilisation of biologics and biosimilars for chronic inflammatory diseases

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health and the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN) have released reports examining utilisation trends of innovator biologics and biosimilar versions of infliximab and etanercept, as well as the innovator biologic adalimumab, with regard to rheumatic conditions and inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario.

Costas Stamatiou

Maritime cyber-risk management in safety management systems

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry recently issued a circular on cyber risk which recognises the need to raise awareness of cyber-risk threats and vulnerabilities to support safe and secure shipping.

Madeleine Jephcott

Coronavirus: key issues for employers

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The coronavirus outbreak has brought to the fore numerous employment law concerns, including questions about travel, health and safety, work attendance and discrimination claim risks.

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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