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This article aims to provide answers to a “hot topic” legal issue, often raised by shareholders, regarding the legal grounds for taxation of a natural person’s income derived from selling his business share to his limited liability company (where the company acquires its own business share) in the Republic of Slovenia. This article aims to […]

Significant beneficial owner: SEBI makes listed companies comply

On 7 December 2018, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued circular No SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD1/CIR/P/2018/0000000149 (Circular) to modify Circular No. CIR/CFD/CMD/13/2015 dated 30 November 2015 (Format for Disclosure of Holding of Specified Securities and Shareholding Pattern) issued under Regulation 31 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015. Pursuant to the modification, […]

New amendments to CIRP regulations – Relief for bidders and dissenting financial creditors

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) amended the IBBI (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016 (CIRP Regulations) for the fourth time in 2018 on 5 October 2018 through the IBBI (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2018 (Amendment Regulations). The Amendment Regulations have come into force on 5 […]

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CC to overhaul Italy after chief quits

Clifford Chance‘s Italian offices are to elect a new managing partner following the announcement that incumbent Nicholas Wrigley is to step down. Wrigley announced his decision on Thursday (12 October) after a three-month sabbatical. He has been managing partner since 2002, when his predecessor Vittorio Grimaldi defected to set up his own boutique, taking 26 […]

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