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Phillipe De Wulf

No retroactive suspension of notice period due to COVID-19 temporary unemployment

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Until now, there has been no suspension of the notice period served on employees who have been made temporarily unemployed under the specific 'COVID-19 regime'.

Veleka Peeples-Dyer

Compliance with medical product shortage reporting requirements during COVID-19 pandemic

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Baker McKenzie

The consequences of supply chain interruptions from a compliance perspective vary slightly, depending on the type of product and its indication.

Claudia Hartleben

US withdrawal from international tax talks pulls numerous trading partners closer to new tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Inclusive Framework aims to reach an agreement on a multilateral taxation framework for the digitised economy by the end of 2020.

He Wei

CNIPA releases exposure draft on Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In March 2020 the China National Intellectual Property Administration released an exposure draft on the Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names.

Andrew Roberson

Section 965 statutes of limitations for partnerships

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued guidance on the period of limitations for Section 965 of the Internal Revenue Code transition tax-related adjustments of partnerships.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

COFECE deemed to have jurisdiction to review Uber-Cornershop merger

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

In November 2019 the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) and the Federal Telecommunications Institute asked the First Collegiate Court Specialised in Economic Competition, Broadcasting and Telecommunications to determine which authority has jurisdiction to review the merger of Uber and Cornershop.

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