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Marcella Ballard

Seeing green post-Election Day 2020: state trademarks for cannabis goods and services

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have voted to legalise recreational marijuana use for individuals aged 21 years and older and Mississippi has voted to allow prescribed medical marijuana for people with certain conditions.

Arthur Shay

NCC grants subsidy to broadcasters and channel operators affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Subsequent to the requisition of selected airtime from 213 TV channels and 161 radio stations nationwide since 22 January 2020, the National Communications Commission recently announced its subsidy policy for compensating the direct cost of labour incurred by the operators involved (ie, each TV channel operator will be paid NT$24,000 (approximately $842) per month between 22 January 2020 and 30 June 2021 and each radio station operator will be paid NT$3,000 (approximately $105))..

Jennie Cherry

Estate and gift tax situs of assets – basic rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Individuals who are not US citizens and are not domiciled in the United States for transfer tax purposes (non-resident aliens) are subject to US gift tax only on gifts of real property and tangible personal property located in the United States.

Stephen McNaught

An uphill struggle? Drop-in planning permissions and incompatibility following Hillside case

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent Court of Appeal case is the latest in a series of recent planning law cases to be decided against the developer.

Claudia Bock

Supreme Administrative Court backs gun-jumping decision

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

In 2017 the Office for the Protection of Competition imposed a gun-jumping fine of Kc4.9 million (approximately €190,000) on Armex Oil sro, a company active in the wholesale fuel market (gasoline and diesel).

Valery Narezhniy

New tax system for controlled foreign corporations

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Federal Law 368 of 11 September 2020, which could significantly simplify the tax payment process for the owners of a large number of controlled foreign corporations (CFCs) and significantly reduce such taxes in some cases, was recently adopted in Russia.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan