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Marco Penna

Public consultation on techno-finance sandbox launched

Banking - Italy
Legance – Avvocati Associati

The Ministry of Economy and Finance recently launched a public consultation process on a draft decree setting out the rules for a fintech sector regulatory sandbox.

Victoria Goode

Too little, too late? IR35 changes announced

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a welcome but late move, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that the imminent IR35 reform will apply only to supplies of labour provided on or after 6 April 2020.

Chris Hards

Avoiding trust litigation in divorce proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

When considering a trust structure for the express purpose of asset protection within family succession planning, the prospect of divorce is never far from the settlor's or draftsperson's mind.

Natasha Mohunlal

Conditional acceptance of trademark applications

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Trademark applications are examined by the Office of the Registrar of Trademarks approximately eight to 10 months after their date of application.

Jonathan Crompton

Challenge to bank's suspension of account rejected

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court has rejected an application for summary judgment of a claim to release money frozen by a bank.

Valery Narezhniy

Calculating share of Russian immovable property for corporate income tax purposes

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

At the end of 2019, the Federal Tax Service issued clarifications on calculating the share of Russian immovable property in the indirect sale of such property for corporate income tax purposes.

OnDemand

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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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA