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Maurus Winzap

Abolition of issuance stamp duty to further boost Swiss economy

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss Ltd

In Switzerland, 1% issuance stamp duty is levied on capital contributions from shareholders to Swiss companies.

Joseph K Mulherin

Return to work: remote work considerations

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

As COVID-19 vaccines continue to be rolled out, many employers that shifted to remote work environments at the onset of the pandemic still have employees working from home.

William Jones

Court of Appeal finds that Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal order in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available.

Jonathan Masters

Design law amendment to cover projected image designs

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

With the advancement of technology, projected displays are becoming increasingly commonplace.

Patrycja Nowakowska

Collection of capacity fee – role of distribution system operator

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

On 1 January 2021 the capacity fee came into force.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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