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LEGAL UPDATES JUNE, 2020

RECENT LEGISLATION THE PUNJAB SENTENCING ACT 2019 The Punjab Sentencing Act 2019 lays down the factors to be considered by the courts while passing sentences in order to improve consistency, rationale…

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International Sanctions

New Sanctions Division Established

A new Sanctions & Regulatory Division has been set up at ABS & Co. to provide clients with specialized advise related to sanctions law and financial regulation. With the increasing importance of individual and sectoral...

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Recent Publications

Pharma Industry & COVID-19

COVID-19’s outbreak has called for many industries to immediately change their approach towards the Pandemic. The industry most severely affected is the pharmaceutical industry and in lieu of this Barrister Shahrukh Iftikhar and his team...

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SBP’s measures for COVID-19

This alert is intended to provide our clients with a brief overview of the steps taken by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to dampen the effect of the economic dislocation(s) caused by COVID-19. Click...

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Special Economic Zones in Pakistan

BACKGROUND Free-trade zones have recently become more popular with the name of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in some countries. The change in terminology has been driven by the formation of the World Trade Organization which...

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Regulating the Construction Industry

LAWS RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Construction, according to the subject dealt with in this note, covers the processes involved in delivering buildings, infrastructure and industrial structures. Building process usually starts with planning, financing, and...

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New Sanctions Division Established

A new Sanctions & Regulatory Division has been set up at ABS & Co. to provide clients with specialized advise related to sanctions law and financial regulation. With the increasing importance of individual and sectoral sanctions, there are fears that sanctions are now being used as instruments of economic and […]

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