International Law Office

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Marius Höfler

Court rules on cut-off date provisions in bonus plans

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

In 2020 the Berlin-Brandenburg Regional Labour Court ruled on the effectiveness of a cut-off date clause in a works agreement.

Young-min Kim

Patent Court takes issue with ex officio examination of trial request validity

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

If an invention subject to confirmation is identical to a later-registered patent, a request for a scope confirmation trial will be considered improper as this could result in the later-registered patent's validity being denied without it being subject to an invalidity trial.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Stricter conditions for strategic investments in RES

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

A new law has amended the conditions for the approval of, and narrowed down the renewable energy source (RES) projects which may be accepted as, investments of strategic interest.

Mathew Newman

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

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

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.

Alexander Vogel

Reducing share capital: current law and expected changes

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In June 2020 the legislature passed draft modifications of Swiss corporate law, which would amend, among other things, substantial parts of the Code of Obligations.

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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