International Law Office

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Heather Corben

Directors' role in ensuring that overseas companies are and remain non-UK resident for tax purposes

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Directors of non-UK-incorporated, non-UK tax resident companies which have some connection with the United Kingdom have an important role in ensuring that the company in question does not become UK tax resident.

Carlos P Martins

Air carrier avoids liability for refusal to transport disruptive passenger

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal recently ruled on a dispute involving an air carrier which had refused to transport a disruptive passenger.

David Schwartz

Options to consider when requesting an extension to respond to the Patent Office

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The recent extensive amendments to the Patent Act and Patent Rules have complicated the process of responding to an office action (ie, examiner's report) issued by the Patent Office.

Pelin Baysal

New Constitutional Court ruling on employers' inspection of employees' corporate emails

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitutional Court has once again considered the rights of personal data protection and the freedom of communication in an employment context following an employer's inspection of an employee's corporate email account and the termination of the employee based on the outcome of such inspection.

Jennifer L Key

Order 872-related FERC and state proceedings initiated in its initial weeks of effectiveness

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Now that Order 872 has been effective for a few weeks, the first few proceedings that will inform its implementation have commenced.

Léonard Stoyanov

Risk profile, implied acknowledgment of transactions and how to set about starting litigation

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Tribunal recently rendered a decision in a dispute between a bank and its client, a company, with regard to a (discretionary) wealth management contract.

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