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Lucy Lewis

IR35 reforms from April 2020

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The proposed IR35 reform represents the biggest change to employment tax for decades.

Matthew Tuchband

Maximum pressure squared: Trump turns up Iran sanctions amplifier

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently issued Executive Order 13902, which places additional large swaths of the Iranian economy – and those outside Iran which support it – in the crosshairs of US sanctions.

K Shanti Mogan

Court discharges interim injunctions granted pursuant to Section 11 of Arbitration Act

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The high court recently set aside interim injunctions which had been granted pursuant to Section 11 of the Arbitration Act 2005 following an inter partes hearing.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

2020 heralds insolvency law changes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The States of Guernsey recently passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings.

Maya Ito

New breeze: floating offshore wind

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism recently designated an area off the coast of Goto City as the first zone dedicated to the promotion of offshore wind projects under the Act Promoting the Use of Marine Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Generation Facilities.

Mary V Ward

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The current government was elected in 2017, having undertaken to create new economic pillars in Bermuda, identify new opportunities for economic diversification and seek local and overseas investment to develop new local industry and thereby create jobs in Bermuda.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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