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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).

Stephan Erbe

Place of performance in contracts of carriage

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of the Canton of Zurich has finally shed light on an unsolved issue relating to the application of Article 31 of the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) under Swiss law.

Michael Snape

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

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Ronald Beltzer

Update on temporary employment CLAs

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

The ABU and the NBBU recently reached an agreement with the trade union LBV to extend the current collective labour agreement (CLA) for temporary employees until 1 October 2021.

David Wardell

COVID-19: key considerations for healthcare and life sciences industry in 'new normal'

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Baker McKenzie

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected the healthcare and life sciences industry due to its complex, global network of contractual relationships.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

How to present evidence to claim prior user rights

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

When facing an infringement action before the Intellectual Property Court, defendants seeking to assert prior use face an uphill evidentiary battle to convince the court that their product existed before the patent filing date.

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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