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Paul Gonzi

Bill to amend Persons with Disability (Employment) Act

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

A bill seeking to amend Chapter 210 of the Laws of Malta, the Persons with Disability (Employment) Act, has been tabled before the House of Representatives.

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance requirements for Jersey partnerships

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Partnerships - Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 202- was recently lodged with the States Assembly and, if passed, is expected to come into effect from 1 July 2021 (with a six-month transition period for partnerships established before 1 July 2021).

Victoria Grogan

I don't need a will – do I?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Whether an individual needs a will really depends on whether they are happy for their estate to pass in accordance with the law or in accordance with their own wishes – which may differ significantly.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission Law 2021

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The Lagos State House of Assembly recently passed the Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Bill.

Maciej Durbas

Can a party continue arbitration after assigning the claim?

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Warsaw Court of Appeals recently determined whether an arbitral tribunal violated public policy when it dismissed a respondent's counterclaim that the original claim lacked locus standi.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

How to present evidence to claim prior user rights

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

When facing an infringement action before the Intellectual Property Court, defendants seeking to assert prior use face an uphill evidentiary battle to convince the court that their product existed before the patent filing date.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru