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LC Lawyers is recognised by IFLR1000 2022-23 edition

LC Lawyers is recognised by IFLR1000 2022-23 edition

Published: 16 Sep 2022

LC Lawyers is recognised in IFLR1000 Asia-Pacific rankings 2022-23 IFLR1000 has announced its new Asia-Pacific rankings tables published from May through end of August by way of four groups for law firm rankings and the last in September for leading lawyer ratings and editorial reviews for the IFLR1000 2022-23 edition – a guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. We are delig...

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Dubai – Virtual Assets are Accorded Statutory Recognition

Dubai – Virtual Assets are Accorded Statutory Recognition

Published: 14 Sep 2022

The Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is rapidly developing into one of the global centers for setup of operations and dealing in virtual assets and cryptocurrencies. There are new startups in this digital space, which encourage innovation in technology and digital assets. With such interests developing comes the challenge of formulating and promulgating regulations so that any sc...

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Hong Kong Companies Registry’s New Inspection Regime (Phase 2)

Hong Kong Companies Registry’s New Inspection Regime (Phase 2)

Published: 13 Sep 2022

By Rossana Chu, Jacky Chan: Hong Kong Companies Registry’s new inspection regime and personal data protection (Phase 2) In our previous article[1], we introduced the three phases of the new inspection regime under the Companies Ordinance of Hong Kong. Phase 1 was implemented on 23 August 2021. In this article, we will discuss Phase 2 which will come into effect on 24 October 2022. New inspection r...

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WHY EDUCATORS SHOULD THINK MORE ABOUT THE BRAIN IN THE LEARNING PROCESS

WHY EDUCATORS SHOULD THINK MORE ABOUT THE BRAIN IN THE LEARNING PROCESS

Published: 13 Sep 2022

Over the past years I have been training language teachers worldwide to become Neurolanguage Coaches®, bringing neuroscience or knowledge about the brain as well as coaching into the language learning process. As this is a relatively new concept, I often get teachers who are very skeptical, and in fact, one recently asked me “Well, what is the reason for talking about the brain, we never did...

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Refinements to Hong Kong’s FSIE (Foreign Source Income Exemption) Tax Regime

Refinements to Hong Kong’s FSIE (Foreign Source Income Exemption) Tax Regime

Published: 13 Sep 2022

Thanks to the relatively low tax rate, Hong Kong has long been one of the renowned locations for business registration. Specifically, the adoption of the territorial principle which could lead to offshore taxation allowed tax exemption for foreign-sourced profits, leading to situations where profits generated by a Hong Kong entity were not taxable in Hong Kong and were also not taxable in other ju...

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Trends in Climate Litigation

Trends in Climate Litigation

Published: 12 Sep 2022

In July 2022, a group of 13 environmental NGOs (including ClientEarth, Greenpeace and WWF) issued legal proceedings against the Flemish authorities challenging a permission granted to British petrochemical company Ineos for a plastics manufacturing facility at the Port of Antwerp. NGOs say the project will boost the production of single-use plastics, thus failing to meet the requirements of the EU...

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High Court Ruling on the Exercise of Discretion in Granting Statutory Injunctions Under Section 99H of the EPA Act, 1992

High Court Ruling on the Exercise of Discretion in Granting Statutory Injunctions Under Section 99H of the EPA Act, 1992

Published: 12 Sep 2022

On 16 March 2022, Ms Justice Phelan (Phelan J), delivered judgment in the High Court inHarte Peat LTD -v- Environment Protection Agency & Ors[2022] IEHC 148. As set out below, in this case the High Court considered the discretion open to the Court in deciding whether or not to order the cessation of peat extraction. It decided to do so, taking into account the public interest in environmental ...

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European Commission Issues Recommendation to Speed Up Permitting Processes

European Commission Issues Recommendation to Speed Up Permitting Processes

Published: 12 Sep 2022

The European Commission has issued a "Recommendation on speeding up permit-granting procedures for renewable energy projects and facilitating Power Purchase Agreements" (theRecommendation). The Recommendation builds on the Commission's May 2022 updatedREPowerEU Plan, which identified that "Slow and complex permitting processes are a key obstacle" to delivering renewables at...

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