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Bahari Yeow Tien Hong

Is my name truly mine?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In a recent case concerning a popular nasyid singer and composer, the Federal Court answered the question of law of who has the locus standi to commence a common law passing-off action as the owner of goodwill where two entities are entitled to claim such goodwill.

Sichun Wu

IP Court promulgates three important reports on 2020 IP cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In February 2021 the IP Court of the Supreme People's Court promulgated the Annual Report 2020, the Judicial Gist Synopsis 2020 and Ten Exemplary Technology IP Cases of 2020.

Valery Narezhniy

Range of benefits for companies domiciled in SARs significantly expanded

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Numerous amendments to Federal Law 290-FZ on International Companies and International Funds recently entered into force, expanding the opportunities for international companies to redomicile to Russia and for international holding companies to enjoy tax benefits.

Victoria Grogan

I don't need a will – do I?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Whether an individual needs a will really depends on whether they are happy for their estate to pass in accordance with the law or in accordance with their own wishes – which may differ significantly.

Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office strategy statement on legal migration and border control – what's in it?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of the government's 'new plan for immigration', the Home Office has released a strategy statement setting out its plans for legal migration and border control.

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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