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Juliet Stradling

Winds of change: onshore, floating and other low-carbon technologies CfDs

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent government consultation proposes a pivot towards support being made available to a wider set of renewable energy technologies – including established technologies such as onshore wind and solar photovoltaics and less established technologies such as floating offshore wind – together with an ongoing commitment to support conventional 'fixed-bottom' offshore wind.

Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

Brian Mead

Top 10 things to know about new FLSA overtime calculations

Employment & Benefits - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

New, more employer-friendly regulations recently came into effect, determining how overtime pay is calculated under the Fair Labour Standards Act.

Anna Turi

Increased fines – HCA targets telecom companies

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

In the past three months, three telecom giants received unexpectedly heavy fines from the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) in consumer protection cases.

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.

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.

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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