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Mark Marfé

Crown use: a royal defence to patent infringement?

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

In its first patent decision of 2021, the Court of Appeal narrowed the scope of the rarely invoked Crown use defence to patent infringement.

Elizabeth Small

Business asset disposal relief – a summary

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Governments recognise that encouraging people to start businesses and employ others is important for the economy, and that any charge to tax on disposal should be mitigated to recognise the years of work involved in building a business and the financial risk that people take in doing so.

Christoph Jirak

New ruling expands environmental organisations' rights in nature conservation procedures

Environment & Climate Change - Austria

In 2020 the Higher Administrative Court issued an interesting ruling regarding the party status of environmental organisations (EOs).

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Andrew Roberson

IRS issues practice unit on Section 965 transition tax

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

One of the most pressing audit issues for large taxpayers today centres on the Internal Revenue Code Section 965 transition tax.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT law in practice: tokenisation of rights

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In 2020 Parliament passed a law to incorporate crypto assets and digital ledger technologies into Swiss law.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru