International Law Office

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Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act reflected the Cayman Islands' commitment to its obligations as a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Inclusive Framework and corresponding EU requirements for no or nominal tax jurisdictions.

Takayuki Matsunaga

Extension of wage claim limitation period under Labour Standards Act

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In April 2020 the Act on Partial Amendment of the Labour Standards Act entered into force, extending the wage claim limitation period.

Chris Grieveson

Shipping disputes: jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Due to the inherent multi-jurisdictional nature of shipping disputes, the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments can be crucial.

Nicolò Mosiello

Italy's role in healthcare innovation in 2020

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Trevisan & Cuonzo

The European Patent Office recently released the Patent Index 2020, which provides an overview of Europe's filing activities.

Carlos P Martins

Court certifies two passenger class actions against WestJet

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently certified two class actions against WestJet.

Foo Joon Liang

Section 30 of CIPAA – road less travelled has now widened

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

While most companies which have obtained an adjudication decision in their favour choose to apply for said decision to be enforced via Section 28 of the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (CIPAA), the less-travelled road of demanding payment for an adjudication decision via Section 30 of the CIPAA is proving to be another effective recourse for payment – as evidenced by a recent high court decision..

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