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Declan Groarke

Ireland's Immigrant Investor Programme – the allure of inward investment in return for residency

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The Immigrant Investor Programme offers non-EEA nationals a route to residency in Ireland by offering four investment options to investors who satisfy certain criteria – namely, that they are of good character and have a minimum net worth of €2 million.

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Yuming Wang

Publishing house awarded Rmb1.5 million in damages for trade dress copycat

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Commercial Press has published the Dictionary of Frequently Used Ancient Chinese Characters since 1979.

Robert J Ernest

CIT assigns panel for 301 litigation on US imports from China – update on options to recover tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently took long-awaited action on the nearly 4,000 cases challenging the Section 301 duties imposed on goods from China.

Richard Khoo Boo Hin

MCO 2.0: another SOP for construction sector

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

The construction sector is one of the economic sectors that is permitted to operate during the second Movement Control Order.

Elena Riga

Widow's pension: unequal treatment and discrimination on grounds of gender

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Administrative Court recently ruled in a case concerning the differentiation in treatment, by law, between women and men of deceased spouses.

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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