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Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Lucy Lewis

COVID-19 vaccination – FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers are facing many difficult and untested employment law issues as the United Kingdom rolls out its COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Munir Hassan

Energy White Paper – what does it mean for 2021?

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

At the end of 2020 the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published the much-anticipated Energy White Paper, setting out its strategy for the United Kingdom's energy transition over the next decade.

Victoria Grogan

Registering a foreign power of attorney

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

If a person holds assets in Jersey, they may wish to appoint someone who can manage those assets in the event that they should lose capacity to such an extent that they can no longer do this themselves.

Foo Joon Liang

Housing developers beware – aftermath of PJD

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently delivered a landmark decision concerning the delay of delivery of vacant possession for Schedule G and H-type contracts under the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Regulations.

Brad B Erens

New appellate court ruling on priority of straddle-year taxes in bankruptcy

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

A basic tenet of bankruptcy law, premised on the legal separateness of a debtor prior to filing for bankruptcy and the estate created on a bankruptcy filing, is that prepetition debts are generally treated differently to debts incurred by the estate, which are generally treated as priority administrative expenses.

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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