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Andrew Osborne

Important amendments to document-keeping guidance for sponsors of workers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently clarified the documentation that sponsors of workers must keep regarding their recruitment activity.

Marc Kish

Short-form mergers: Changyou.com judgment confirms appraisal rights

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court has confirmed that shareholders of companies that effect a short-form merger pursuant to Section 233(7) of Part XVI of the Companies Act (2021 Revision) are entitled to be paid the fair value of their shares on dissenting from the merger under Section 238 of the act.

Robert Alderson

Patent licensing – interview

Intellectual Property - Finland
Berggren Oy

​​​In this podcast, Berggren partners Mariella Massaro and Robert Alderson interview Sonja London, licensing executive at Nokia, visiting lecturer at Aalto University, Finland, and past president of the Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia.

Charles Allen

Disclosure orders against banks' overseas branches

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In A1 v R1 a novel point appears to have arisen as to whether the High Court could grant Norwich Pharmacal relief in relation to the disclosure of documents and information concerning a bank account held not in Hong Kong but with the overseas branch of a Hong Kong bank.

Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act reflected the Cayman Islands' commitment to its obligations as a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Inclusive Framework and corresponding EU requirements for no or nominal tax jurisdictions.

Marcel Meinhardt

Capital cost rates for electricity supply, renewable energy production and high-pressure natural gas networks

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Electricity Supply Act regulates the fee structure to be applied by electricity suppliers when delivering electricity to end consumers.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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