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Agnieszka Fedor

Overview of changes in employment law in 2020

Employment & Immigration - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic dominated 2020, affected the business world and forced employers to adapt to new conditions.

Brent De Jonghe

Protecting product appearance through trademark and design registrations

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Consumers recognise products not only by the words and logos on their packaging, but also by their look and feel, including their shape and colour.

Simon Hart

Does an expert owe a fiduciary duty to its client?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

For the first time the Court of Appeal has considered the duties of an expert concurrently engaged in two potentially conflicting disputes.

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Sophie Reguengo

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fund manager substance arrangements

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In 2020 the comptroller of revenue issued practical guidance which stated that where a company had to alter its operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Francesco Paolo Ballirano

ENAC issues new drone regulation to align national rules with EU legislation

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) has issued a new regulation on unmanned aircraft (ie, drones), which aligns the existing national rules with EU Regulation 2018/1139.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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