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Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance requirements for Jersey partnerships

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Partnerships - Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 202- was recently lodged with the States Assembly and, if passed, is expected to come into effect from 1 July 2021 (with a six-month transition period for partnerships established before 1 July 2021).

Rachel Alexander

Court allows appeal in band name passing-off case

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

The Court of Appeal recently ruled to allow an appeal in a case which involved a band name dispute between two half-brothers, Ian and Winston Thomas.

Lei Liu

Tips for companies focused on resource recovery in circular economy

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

As the world accelerates its transition to a low-carbon, circular economy, Canadian companies which are developing resource recovery models must consider how to integrate IP protection into their overall strategic plan to succeed in this increasingly competitive global market.

Andrew Osborne

Updated COVID-19 absences policy enables more people to qualify for EU Settlement Scheme

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has significantly expanded the policy to allow continuity of residence in the United Kingdom to be preserved in certain circumstances where an EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) applicant has been absent from the United Kingdom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maciej Durbas

Can a party continue arbitration after assigning the claim?

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Warsaw Court of Appeals recently determined whether an arbitral tribunal violated public policy when it dismissed a respondent's counterclaim that the original claim lacked locus standi.

Tim Yimin Liu

Chinese court system: China International Commercial Court

Litigation - China
Global Law Office

In 2018 a new mechanism for international commercial disputes resolution was introduced: the China International Commercial Court.

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