International Law Office

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Teresa Polino

French fashion and retail goods face 25% duties starting January 2021

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Certain products from France, including leather handbags and certain beauty preparations and soaps, will soon become pricier.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

Tax consequences of transferring Bahamian real property held by a company for estate planning purposes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Bahamian real property is commonly held by a company which is incorporated in The Bahamas or another jurisdiction whose shares may be held by an individual or their nominee.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Taiwan-Japan PPH MOTTAINAI becomes permanently effective

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2012 Taiwan and Japan signed a patent prosecution highway (PPH) programme to better facilitate patent cooperation.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Courts revoke Immigration Authority fines imposed on airlines

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

In 2019 a number of airlines challenged fines issued by the Immigration Authority (DNM) – in particular, fines relating to an entrance tax imposed on US, Canadian and Australian citizens.

Eva Škufca

Court slashes Agrokor's gun-jumping fine to €1 million

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

A Ljubljana court recently slashed the fine imposed by the Competition Protection Agency (CPA) on Croatian food company Agrokor from €53.9 million to €1 million.

Mathieu Laurent

Unforeseeability theory developments in aftermath of COVID-19 crisis

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

To counterbalance the negative economic impact that the COVID-19 lockdown measures have triggered, Luxembourg has introduced several regulatory and legislative measures to limit or at least mitigate the financial difficulties that many businesses may face in order to avoid bankruptcy.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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

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