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PL: Will EAA and Swiss Investors be able to Freely Acquire Agricultural and Forest Real Properties?

February 2015 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Schönherr.

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On 2 May 2016, restrictions on acquiring agricultural and forest real properties located in Poland by foreigners from the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland will cease to be binding. Does this mean that trade in agricultural real properties will be entirely free and not subject to any restrictions as of that time? read more...

Reforms for improved environmental legislation required

February 2015 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources. Legal Developments by Foyen Advokatfirma AB.

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By Pia Pehrson, partner, and Pelle Stubelius, associate; Foyen Advokatfirma

Sweden will soon have a government which will have a greater focus on environmental matters. There are a number of legislative actions that need to be focused on, but there are also some propositions that should be disregarded.

Capital Increases under the Microscope

February 2015 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by LawAlliance Limited.

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Published: 24 Feb 2015 at 06.00 

Newspaper section: Business

Capital Increases under the Microscope

Over the last couple of years, tax practitioners have become increasingly aware of suspicious or shady transactions, especially those without a genuine intention, being challenged more frequently by the Revenue Department. 

Getting the Deal Through: Life Sciences 2015

February 2015 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan.

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Download a free copy of the Philippine section of Getting the Deal Through: Life Sciences 2015, which was contributed by SyCipLaw partners Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez and Carlos Roberto Z. Lopez with senior associate John Paul V. de Leon and associate Mark Xavier D. Oyales.

Purchasing Immovable Property in Cyprus

February 2015 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC .

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Cyprus is an  attractive destination for foreign investors, retirees and individuals or families looking for a holiday home or a new working environment. Cyprus' accession to the European Union has made the island an even more attractive candidate for the purchase of immovable property. ESME PALAS, an advocate of MICHAEL KYPRIANOU & CO. LLC, outlines the two most important legal issues the purchaser needs to be aware of when acquiring immovable property in Cyprus.

Purchasing Immovable Property in Cyprus

February 2015 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC .

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Cyprus is an  attractive destination for foreign investors, retirees and individuals or families looking for a holiday home or a new working environment. Cyprus' accession to the European Union has made the island an even more attractive candidate for the purchase of immovable property. ESME PALAS, an advocate of MICHAEL KYPRIANOU & CO. LLC, outlines the two most important legal issues the purchaser needs to be aware of when acquiring immovable property in Cyprus.

Cyprus Shipping and Securitization of Financing

February 2015 - Finance. Legal Developments by Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC .

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Shipping finance forms an inevitable part of the Cyprus shipping industry with international as well as local financing institutions playing a key-role in the shipping industry development. Under Cyprus ship financing transactions, financial obligations are usually secured by providing a mortgage on the ship or a pledge on the shares of the ship-owning company.

TONIA ANTONIOU, a partner of MICHAEL KYPRIANOU & CO. LLC, examines the procedures that need to be followed.

Serbia: Amendments and Supplements to Planning and Construction Act

February 2015 - Real Estate & Property. Legal Developments by Schönherr.

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In December 2014, two sets of amendments to the Planning and Construction Act were published in nos. 132/2014 and 145/2014 of the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia (collectively "New PCA"). read more...

RESOLVING INTERNATIONAL DISPUTES IN SINGAPORE – 101

February 2015 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Joyce A. Tan & Partners.

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Singapore has been a trade bridge between the East and the West for close to 200 hundred years. It has one of the busiest ports and one of the best airports underlying its fantastic transportation links. For one of the most densely populated places on earth, the traffic flows smoothly, people get to places reliably on the metro network and there is a large number of taxis that gets you anywhere you need to be in about 10 minutes, or 20 if getting to or from the airport.