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Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Real Estate - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

Núria Ribera

Barcelona patent court dismisses preliminary injunction request based on patent in amended form

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

Barcelona Commercial Court No 1 recently refused to grant a preliminary injunction requested by Sanofi against Mylan in relation to an insulin glargine biosimilar product.

Gavin Woods

Implementation of Cape Town Convention in Bermuda

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

As a result of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment coming into force in Bermuda, leasing companies, owners, lenders and other parties that deal with Bermudian entities participating in aircraft transactions and/or aircraft registered in Bermuda may opt to take the additional steps necessary to obtain the protections conferred by the convention.

Alexander Vogel

Restructuring exemption in Swiss takeover law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss takeover law, the duty to launch a takeover offer is triggered when an acquirer of shares, whether acting directly, indirectly or in concert with third parties, acquires equity securities and thereby, in addition to the equity securities already owned, exceeds the threshold of 33.3% of the voting rights of a listed company.

Cheri Minors

Employment law guide: responding to COVID-19

Employment & Benefits - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

The coronavirus (COVID-19) was recently declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organisation.

Arthur Shay

5G spectrum auction ends and real competition begins

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Taiwan's 5G spectrum auction came to an end on 21 February 2020.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom