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Simon Hart

Largest 'white elephant' in history of group actions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

BHP has successfully applied to strike out 200,000 claims as an abuse of process.

Phillipe De Wulf

Employers must provide employees present in workplace with document to certify this fact

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

The new Ministerial Decree of 1 November 2020 stipulates that, until 13 December 2020, all workers must telework.

Shuhua Zhang

Stopping patent infringement in four months through administrative action

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

LPG Systems recently received an administrative decision from the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ordering an infringer to stop its design patent infringement.

Maurus Winzap

Federal Council to request Parliament to abolish withholding tax on bonds

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The abolition of Swiss withholding tax on bonds and other collective debt financings is a welcome measure that allows Switzerland to significantly strengthen its position as an international finance and treasury centre.

Robert Payne

Anti-money laundering rules: impact on art market

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive was enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court orders minister of health to issue NOC to Fresenius Kabi for biosimilar

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Justice Manson of the Federal Court recently ordered the minister of health to issue a notice of compliance to Fresenius Kabi for IDACIO (adalimumab), a biosimilar of AbbVie's HUMIRA.

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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