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Rodrigo Moraes Costa

BRPTO anticipates Phase II of Patent Prosecution Highway Programme

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Ordinance 404 recently came into force, establishing Phase II of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme in Brazil.

Jürg Schneider

Federal Council in favour of requiring critical infrastructures to report cyberattacks

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently tasked the Department of Finance with drafting a bill which will introduce a cyberattack notification obligation for operators of critical infrastructure.

William Jones

Snapshot: getting your foreign judgment recognised and enforced

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Ensuring the effective enforcement of judgments is a crucial aspect of a successful litigation strategy.

Armand Aviges

'Implant files': Paris administrative court places cursor between freedom of speech and business secrecy

Healthcare & Life Sciences - France
Altana

In 2018 the so-called 'implant files' journalistic investigation concerning the certification and control of medical devices put on the market made media headlines.

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Simona Zangrandi

Budget Law 2021: tax incentive for business combinations

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

Parliament recently enacted the Budget Law 2021 which, among other things, enables a portion of deferred tax assets to be converted into a tax credit relating to tax losses carried forward and excess aid to economic growth, accrued up to the fiscal year prior to that in which a business combination occurs.

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