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Baker & McKenzie


International guide to contaminated land 2015

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam - October 21 2015 There is no Commonwealth law that deals directly with contaminated sites, although there are a number of policy documents and guidelines that have

EMEA Healthcare Industry Group Newsletter - December 2015

Belgium, European Union, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom - January 25 2016 The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is introducing major new changes in the marketing of pharmaceuticals across its members - which include Russia

New SAIC blacklist system for companies engaging in commercial bribery and other illegal activities

China - January 26 2016 The State Administration for Industry and Commerce recently promulgated the Interim Measures for the Administration of the List of Dishonest

No complaining later: Parties must address new issues of law and fact that arise during the arbitration when they arise, and not later

Singapore - January 25 2016 The Singapore High Court has recently dismissed a challenge to set aside an arbitration award in AYH v AYI and another 2015 SGHC 300, confirming

The Senior Managers Regime Approaches: A Crammer's Guide to Implementation

United Kingdom - January 18 2016 The New Year heralds the introduction of the Senior Managers Regime ("SMR") for banks, building societies and large investment firms. The SMR

China Tax Monthly - December January 2016

China - February 5 2016 On 14 December 2015, the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued SAT Bulletin 2015 No. 88 (“Bulletin 88”) to supplement and partially repeal

Egyptian Competition Authority restarts practice of dawn raiding companies when investigating cartels

Egypt - February 5 2016 In December 2015, the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) announced that it had uncovered a cartel in the pharmaceutical distribution sector and

Turkey restricts use of widely-used cosmetics ingredient

Turkey - February 5 2016 Effective 18 February 2016, Turkey now prohibits the use of 3-Benzylidene Camphor in cosmetics products

New rules regarding the environmental product fee legislation

Hungary - February 5 2016 Hungarian legislation imposes a special tax on certain product categories that have or may have an impact on the environment, such as, inter alia

Revenue Service designates Banking Institutions as Collection Agents of the Tax on Large Financial Transactions

Venezuela - February 4 2016 The National Integrated Service of Customs and Tax Administration ("Revenue Service") issued Administrative Order No. SNAT20160004 ("Order 0004"