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Rachael Markham

HMRC Crown preference restored from 1 December 2020 – impact on lenders and UK corporates

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Finance Act 2020 recently received royal assent, confirming the anticipated but opposed intention to restore Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as a secondary preferential creditor on insolvency.

Charlotte Brown

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

Corporate Finance/M&A - 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).

Teresa Polino

FTC proposes new Made in the USA rule to expand enforcement authority

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published a proposed rule for Made in the USA (MUSA) claims which would codify its current standard that unqualified MUSA claims for a product should have a reasonable basis for asserting that all or virtually all of the product is made in the United States and authorise it to assess monetary penalties on unsubstantiated claims.

Will Austin-Vautier

Testing times for data privacy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Jersey
Ogier

Data privacy has been high on the 2020 agenda.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Taiwan-Japan PPH MOTTAINAI becomes permanently effective

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2012 Taiwan and Japan signed a patent prosecution highway (PPH) programme to better facilitate patent cooperation.

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.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan