The Continuation of the “Phase 2” of Containment of the COVID-19 Emergency in Italy: Decree Law No. 33/2020 and the Prime Ministerial Decree of 17 May 2020

With the Decree Law No. 33/2020 (hereinafter, “DL 33/2020”) and the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of the 17th of May 2020 (hereinafte...

FDI in UAE: Insight into the Positive and Negative List

The Advent of FDI Law in the UAE   In September 2018, the UAE Cabinet amended the UAE Commercial Companies Law to introduce the UAE For...

SEZ as an Open Door to CIS Countries: Belarus

A large market of around 182 million consumers along with a rich endowment of natural resources—especially oil—has focused investors’ attention to the markets of th...

New Compliance Requirements for E-Commerce Platforms under The E-Commerce Law

Before the appearance of E-Commerce Law of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as The E-Commerce Law...

Force Majeure and COVID-19: An Indian Law Perspective

Case Study: Hindu Auto, a manufacturer of auto parts in India entered into a supply contract with Cino Motors, an auto manufacturing company in China, and under such supp...

The EVIPA Ensures Investment Protection and Alternative Dispute Resolution for EU Investors in Vietnam

In February, the European Parliament ratified the Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam...

Electronic Signature – A “New” Way of Doing Business

Along with the development of e-commerce, more and more people are becoming more accustomed to signing an online contract with other parties. Due to the pandemic, compani...

“Phase 2″ of COVID-19 Emergency Containment in Italy: DPCM 26 April 2020

With the approval of the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers dated 26th of April 2020 (hereinafter referred to as “DPCM 26/4”), Italy is pr...

Free Trade Zones (FTZs) of UAE – Here’s 5 Reasons Why?

The UAE is a federation of seven emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain) strategically located between Europe, Africa and ...

Recent Amendment in the FDI Policy of India Due to COVID-19

On April 18th, 2020, the Central Government of India amended the Consolidated FDI Policy 2017 (“FDI Policy”), to curb “opportunistic takeov...