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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Legal Developments Worldwide

Brief Outline on Cyprus Taxation on Interest Dividends and Profits from the Sale of Titles

June 2018 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Kinanis LLC.

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A. General

The below mentioned comments relate only to companies which are tax residents of Cyprus and refer to the worldwide income these companies may have. Precise reference to relevant provisions of the Income Tax Law or Special Defence Contribution Law, examples and definitions of terms used may be found in our separate extensive reports:-

MALTA - ICOs AND DIGITAL INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY - THE IMMINENT REGULATED ENVIRONMENT

June 2018 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kinanis LLC.

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While jurisdictions and legal systems around the world are expressing concern about cryptocurrencies, Malta is promulgating legislation that should give exchange owners and users certainty about the future. The rules are considered to be a one-stop-shop package that will deal with the establishment of a new authority, regulated exchanges and license Initial Coin Offering (ICO) companies and related business. The main aim is to offer legal certainty to the industry.

Examination of Non-Compete Obligations in the Articles of Association of a Joint Venture

June 2018 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law .

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Examination of Non-Compete Obligations in the Articles of Association of a Joint Venture under Competition Law and Commercial Law - An Overview in Light of the Turkish Competition Board's WKS Istanbul Decision of 8 February 2018

 

A. A. Introduction

The Turkish Competition Board (the "Board") has recently published its reasoned decision[1] with respect to its ex officio preliminary investigation on (i) the validity of the non-compete obligation in the articles of association ("AoA") of a joint venture company, namely WKS Istanbul Tekstil Kalite Kontrol Hiz. Ltd. Ĺžti. ("WKS Istanbul"), which is active in quality control of textiles and (ii) the parties' request for negative clearance of the relevant non-compete obligation.

The preliminary investigation concerned the joint venture as well as the parent companies, namely Enco Ä°stanbul Seyahat ve TaĹź. Tic. Ltd. Ĺžti. ("Enco") which provides international road, rail and sea transportation, warehousing, local complete/partial distribution and customs clearance services; Meyer&Meyer Vermaltungs Und Beteiligungsgesellschaft Mbh ("Meyer&Meyer") which provides services regarding quality control, fix and process, warehousing and transport of fabrics; and WKS Textilveredlungs Gmbh ("WKS GmbH") which is active in processing and trading services of textiles.

 

[1] The Board's decision dated February 8, 2018 and numbered 18-04/58-32.

Advocates Eli Greenbaum and Ezra Gross of Yigal Arnon & Co. in The Lawyer Special Report editorial

June 2018 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Yigal Arnon & Co.

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An interview-style piece in The Lawyer, Law in Israel: moving beyond tech, quoting Eli Greenbaum and Ezra Gross:

https://www.thelawyer.com/law-in-israel/?nocache=true&adfesuccess=1

Publication of Adv. Adrian Daniel's Commentary in Private Banker International on GDPR & Blockchain

June 2018 - Finance. Legal Developments by Yigal Arnon & Co.

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Publication of Adv. Adrian Daniel's Commentary in Private Banker International on GDPR & Blockchain.

A link to the article can be found a href="https://www.verdict.co.uk/private-banker-international/?s=yigal"here

Article in MEA Markets on GDPR & Israeli Law

June 2018 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Yigal Arnon & Co.

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GDPR & ISRAELI PRIVACY LAW - KEY DIFFERENCES Yoheved Novogroder-Shoshan & Miriam Friedmann of Yigal Arnon & Co. outline the key differences between GDPR & Israeli Privacy Law.pdf mea_markets_-_gdpr__israeli_law_-_key_differences_14.05.2018

Clarifications regarding Supervision of Financial Services Law (Regulated Financial Services)

June 2018 - Finance. Legal Developments by Yigal Arnon & Co.

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Authored by Adv. Simon Weintraub, Adv. Shiri Shaham, Adv. Yuval Shalheveth of Israeli law firm, Yigal Arnon & Co.:

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HOW ISRAELI REGULATORS ARE MEETING ICO CHALLENGES

June 2018 - Finance. Legal Developments by Yigal Arnon & Co.

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HOW ISRAELI REGULATORS ARE MEETING ICO CHALLENGES

 

A recent report proposes a balanced approach to ICOs that could add new vigourto the country’s vibrant blockchain sector.

A briefing by Adrian Daniels and Dafna Raz in the Israel Report in The Lawyer

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TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN ISRAEL

June 2018 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Yigal Arnon & Co.

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Key trends and developments driving an increasing number of foreign businesses and investors into the region.
Authored by David Osborne and Barak S. Platt of Yigal Arnon & Co.:

The steady evolution of class action suits in Israel

June 2018 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Yigal Arnon & Co.

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The steady evolution of class action suits in Israel, by Adv. Ruth Loven. Published in FTSE magazine.

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