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Emma West

High Court reaches decision on test for jurisdiction over co-defendants

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently clarified the rules applicable to defendants domiciled in states that are party to the EU Recast Brussels Regulation (1215/2012).

Fabienne Limacher

How are Swiss-based international groups affected by EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation?

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation need not be incorporated into Swiss law, but its impact on groups based in Switzerland may be significant.

David Heffernan

DOT provides airline payment flexibility for enforcement penalty during COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a consent order assessing a $70,000 civil penalty against Volaris, the Mexican low-cost airline, for alleged violations of the DOT's regulations governing lengthy tarmac delays.

Ian Mirandah

DGIP-JPO: PPH request window clearly defined for faster patent examination and grant

Intellectual Property - Indonesia
Mirandah Asia

The renewal of the memorandum of understanding between the Indonesian Directorate General of Intellectual Property and the Japan Patent Office, comprising part of a joint statement of intent, has brought about an alteration to the possible timing of the filing of a request in connection with the patent prosecution highway programme between the two IP offices (concurrently renewed), which could make the examination and grant of Indonesian patents more efficient for applicants..

Andrew Osborne

New Health and Care visa to launch on 4 August 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has released the first guidance on the new Health and Care visa for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, including individuals working in the social care sector.

Charlotte Brown

Practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article provides a practical comparison between two of Guernsey's most flexible regulated fund products: the registered collective investment scheme (registered schemes) and the private investment fund (PIFs).

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