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Sophie Reguengo

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fund manager substance arrangements

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In 2020 the comptroller of revenue issued practical guidance which stated that where a company had to alter its operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Martin André Dittmer

Competition authorities given power to fine companies for breach of competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

Parliament recently voted to pass a bill amending the Competition Act.

Stephan Erbe

Senders' disclosure and information duties under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

This article discusses an insightful judgment of the Geneva first-instance court.

Brent De Jonghe

Protecting product appearance through trademark and design registrations

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Consumers recognise products not only by the words and logos on their packaging, but also by their look and feel, including their shape and colour.

Simon Hart

Does an expert owe a fiduciary duty to its client?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

For the first time the Court of Appeal has considered the duties of an expert concurrently engaged in two potentially conflicting disputes.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Proposal to extend increased daily unemployment benefit and temporary lay-off periods until July 2021

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed to extend until 1 July 2021 both the period in which the increased daily unemployment benefit rate applies and the temporary lay-off period.

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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