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Maurus Winzap

First Swiss-Brazilian DTA to become reality in 2022

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The first double taxation agreement (DTA) between Switzerland and Brazil will apply as of 1 January 2022.

Daniel Maine

How to avoid being referred to JFSC Enforcement – and what to do if you are

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

With the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) taking – and wanting to be seen to be taking – an increasingly robust approach with regulated firms, it is only natural for firms to ask what they can do to avoid a referral to the JFSC's Enforcement division and, if they are referred, what steps they can take to manage the risk of formal sanction..

Tommy Grosskreutz

Opposition Division revokes plastic bottle patent

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grünecker

A European patent which related to bottles made of plastic was recently revoked in its entirety for not complying with Article 76(1) of the European Patent Convention.

Aleksandra Yevstafyeva

Parliament introduces novel working arrangements to aid businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Ukraine
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Although widely used in practice for many years, alternative forms of labour organisation (eg, remote working and flexible working arrangements) were not properly addressed in Ukrainian law until the COVID-19 pandemic.

Claudia Hamm

Whistleblower Protection Act: new compliance requirements

White Collar Crime - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection recently presented a draft bill for the Whistleblower Protection Act.

Alain Levy

Private M&A deals: the price is not everything! Supreme Court orders a transfer of shares despite a dispute over the price

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AYACHE

In a recent case, following the majority shareholder's exercise of a call option, a minority shareholder refused to transfer their shares and argued that such transfer could not be enforced by the court as the transfer price of the shares had not been agreed and had to be determined by an expert.

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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