Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
Mr Savvas Savvides, partner of Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC and head of the Department of Immigration Law, recently gave an interview specially attributed to the newspaper "Kathimerini"...
Addressing the issue of Too-Big-to-Fail (TBTF) banks has been the overriding aim of financial services policy since the crisis, reflected in the host of regulatory initiatives that lawmakers...
Leasing is an important financing activity for large corporate and financial institutions with the majority not reported on balance sheet.
Latham & Watkins
This new water mark makes clear that the EU is seeking to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions by replacing fossil fuel plants with new forms of renewable energy in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
The final text will need to be endorsed by the European Parliament and then by the Council of the EU.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In France, transparency requirements are regulated by two main sets of laws: "The French Anti-Gift Law" . . .
New rules have come into force concerning employees' rights to disconnect from digital devices outside normal working time.
The future of the European Unified Patent Court (UPC) appears to look a bit clearer following recent ratification activities. On 16 January 2017, the Preparatory Committee for the UPC announced on its website that it is working under the assumption that the UPC can become operational in December 2017.
The New York State Department of Financial Services required Commerzbank to terminate the employment of a Germany-based employee on the basis that he played "a central role" in the breaching of US sanctions.
The Independent Authority of Public Revenue has provided clarification regarding IPT exemptions and the treatment of cancellation insurance contracts in Greece.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
What previously was impossible and not foreseen by local legislation is now possible. Starting 1 January 2017, the Tax Code of Moldova was amended by Law 281/2016 to include a separate norm...
There's a risk of non-compliance in Russia when special purpose vehicles (SPVs) – also known as specialised entities – lack knowledge on the definition of charter activities.
Bar & Karrer
Die maltesische EU-Ratspräsidentschaft hat am 6.2. 2017 die neueste „Roadmap" des Rates zur weiteren Umsetzung des BEPS-Aktionsplans auf EU-Ebene veröffentlicht.
Milletlerarası Mal Satımına İlişkin Sözleşmeler Hakkında Birleşmiş Milletler Antlaşması ("CISG") Madde 14-24 hükümlerince sözleşmelerin kurulması hususu düzenlenmiştir.
In a recent decision of Turkish Court of Cassation ("Court) dated 23 January 2017; the Court held that an arbitration clause should clearly express the absolute intention to arbitrate.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In SSE Generation Limited v Hochtief Solutions AG and another decided on 21st December 2016, the Court of Session in Scotland considered a contractor's potential design liability under the NEC Form of Contract.
Historically, UK resident non-domiciled individuals have been able to achieve certain tax advantages through holding interests in UK residential property through offshore companies.
Latham & Watkins
Described by Theresa May as a "critical part" of the plan for post-Brexit Britain, the implementation of this strategy will have important policy ramifications, in particular, for the environment.
Probate, the process of dealing with someone's estate (property, possessions, cash, savings) when they pass away, can be applied for without seeing a lawyer, but it's not without risks.
Retirement is an opportune time to take stock of your assets and to think about gifting to save your estate inheritance tax (IHT).