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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.

Eugenio Vaccari

Rome Court of Appeal rules on Russian roulette clause

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Rome Court of Appeal recently ruled on a Russian roulette clause included in a shareholders' agreement which had been entered into on a 50:50 basis.

Neasa Coen

Sustainability in the charitable sector – is social investment the answer?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The issue of sustainability for the charitable sector takes many guises, including in the way in which charities invest funds, but also in the activities which charities undertake and, by implication, fund.

Masakazu Masujima

Insurance solicitation using web conferencing systems

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, insurance solicitation using Zoom and other web-based conferencing systems has attracted more attention than ever before since such systems enable insurance solicitors and customers to visually communicate with each other from remote locations.

Binbin Du

Does use of trademark in title of product sold online constitute trademark infringement?

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Whether the use of a trademark in the title of a product sold online constitutes trademark infringement typically depends on whether such use is fair.

Samuel Beighton

Retailers and suppliers face enforcement risks regarding RPM

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In June 2020 the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) made a number of announcements regarding certain investigations into resale price maintenance (RPM) within the UK musical instruments sector.

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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