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Hsiu-Ru Chien

Patent examination pilot programme for start-ups takes effect

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently announced a patent examination pilot programme for start-ups, effective 1 January 2021.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Invalid termination? Court rules on termination of graphic designers following business transfer

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The High Court Civil Division recently ruled on whether the termination of two graphic designers from Dagbladet newspaper following a major reorganisation and downsizing process had been valid.

W Todd Miller

Antitrust indictments for employer restraints against employees

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

In December 2020 the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted an individual employer owner, for the first time, for agreeing with a competing owner to reduce the wages that their workers were being paid.

Edmundo Elías-Fernández

Key changes to Foreign Trade General Rules

International Trade - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The Tax Administration Service recently published the Third Resolution of Modifications to the Foreign Trade General Rules 2020.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of investment funds

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Among the primary tools for encouraging inbound investments in Israel is the special tax regime for private investment funds.

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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