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Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

Anat Shavit

Intercompany transactions – burden of proving arm's-length pricing

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Israel Tax Authority (ITA) recently published a tax circular to clarify cases in which a transfer pricing study filed by a taxpayer will be considered to fulfil legal requirements and thus shift the burden of proof in the assessment process framework to an ITA inspector, in contrast to the general rule that the burden of proof rests with the taxpayer..

Maria C Rodriguez

Preparing your responses: how to tackle opening-day obstacles

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented strain on organisations of all sizes across all industries.

Peter S Spivack

DOJ updates roadmap to effective compliance programmes

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has updated its guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes, providing increased clarity on some of the key questions that prosecutors ask in assessing the adequacy of corporate compliance programmes when making charging, sentencing and plea and settlement decisions.

Andreas Lopatka

COVID-19 Phase 2 and environmental procedural law

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

Section 3 of the Administrative COVID-19 Accompanying Law adapts the requirements for official acts and public communication with authorities to reflect the restricted freedom of movement and contact.

Oliver Payne

Standard directions in Section 238 appraisal proceedings confirmed

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In a decision that provides additional certainty to dissenting shareholders, the Grand Court has rejected a company's efforts to recast the procedural framework for appraisal proceedings brought under Section 238 of the Companies Law (as revised).

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