Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster | Mexico | 26 Nov 2021
China's Trade Ministry recently filed an admission request to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). This article explores the repercussions on Mexico's trade relationships under the United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement if China were to join the CPTPP.
Wiggin LLP | United Kingdom | 26 Nov 2021
The government recently published a call for evidence in relation to the development of a wireless infrastructure strategy, which the government says will set out a strategic framework for the development, deployment and adoption of 5G and future networks in the United Kingdom over the next decade. The deadline for responses to the call for evidence has been extended.
Pitkowitz & Partners | Austria | 26 Nov 2021
The Austrian Supreme Court recently held that a commercial tenant was entitled to a 100% rent reduction for April 2020 due to the governmental restrictions in connection with the covid-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, the decision leaves many questions unanswered. A lead decision by the Supreme Court's fifth chamber is expected to follow, which will answer the outstanding questions.
TPM Solicitors & Consultants | India | 26 Nov 2021
The central government has rejected a large number of recommendations by the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) that proposed the imposition of anti-dumping or anti-subsidy measures. This article discusses a recent tribunal ruling, which highlights the responsibilities and obligations of the central government when considering the recommendations by the DGTR.
Wiggin LLP | United Kingdom | 26 Nov 2021
In May 2021, the government published a call for views on supply chain cybersecurity, which sought feedback on how to improve cybersecurity in supply chains and third-party IT services used by businesses for data processing and infrastructure management. The government has now published a summary of the evidence received and its response to the issues raised. The government has also published......
Gorodissky & Partners | Russia | 26 Nov 2021
Recently, the government approved the second set of measures to support the national IT industry. The first set of measures that provided IT companies with significant tax preferences was adopted in 2020. This new set of measures includes 62 items, 20 of which are aimed at levelling the conditions for doing business in Russia for foreign and Russian IT companies. The measures will stimulate......
Tavernier Tschanz | Switzerland | 25 Nov 2021
The Supreme Court recently dismissed a challenge against an arbitral award issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Court also dismissed the plaintiff's belated attempt to argue a violation of her right to a public hearing and it recalled that the application of the principle of presumed innocence in disciplinary proceedings before private law associations is not self-evident. The......
Ogier | Cayman Islands | 25 Nov 2021
The Judicial Committee Privy Council has handed down its long-awaited judgment in Primeo Fund (in official liquidation) v Bank of Bermuda (Cayman) Ltd, in which it has clarified, as a matter of Cayman Islands law, the scope and application of the reflective loss principle. The judgment provides welcome clarification on the operation of the principle, the application of which was previously......
Ogier | Guernsey | 25 Nov 2021
The Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2020 (as amended) was recently repealed and replaced by the Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2000. The aim is to modernise, future-proof and consolidate legislation to minimise the administrative burden on......
Forsters LLP | United Kingdom | 25 Nov 2021
Separating couples have the option of choosing collaborative practice over solicitor negotiation or the Family Court process. Collaborative practice involves both parties and their respective solicitors coming together in a series of face-to-face meetings to work out an agreement regarding matters of finance and/or children. When the collaborative process succeeds, separating couples are......