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Olamide Aleshinloye

Yet another anti-corruption agency?

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The federal government recently announced its intention to establish yet another anti-corruption agency.

David Hanke

CFIUS 2.0: mandatory filings now pegged to export control rules

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is now following new rules on mandatory filings for certain foreign investments in critical technology companies.

Samuel Yang

MIIT launches special campaign to promote governance of apps that infringe rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In order to effectively strengthen the protection of users' personal information, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the Notice on Carrying out the Special Campaign to Promote Governance on Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring that a national app testing platform management system be launched before the end of August 2020.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Will COVID-19 skyrocket remote hearings?

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Law 7251 recently entered into force, allowing the courts to conduct remote hearings through video and audio transmission either upon the parties' request or ex officio under certain circumstances.

Simona Zangrandi

New step-up option on taxpayer assets introduced

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

Decree-Law 104/2020 recently introduced a new opportunity for Italian companies to step up the cost of tangible and intangible assets (real estate and other immovable properties which are built or for resale are excluded) and participation in controlled and associated companies included in financial statements as of 31 December 2019.

Stacey L Corr-Irvine

Cram-up Chapter 11 plans: reinstatement and indubitable equivalence

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

'Cramdown' Chapter 11 plans, under which a bankruptcy court confirms a plan over the objection of a class of creditors, are relatively common.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan