International Law Office

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Ingrid Luyten

There's no such thing as an international patent

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Patents are restricted to a specific territory and no single patent confers protection for inventions worldwide.

Valery Narezhniy

Important changes to taxation of transactions involving property rights transfers

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Numerous tax law amendments recently entered into force, including the introduction of a rule concerning the taxation of transactions involving the transfer and acquisition of property rights.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

New commitment mechanism turns the tide in ongoing investigations

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

In June 2020 Law 7246 Amending the Law on the Protection of Competition entered into force and introduced significant changes to Turkish competition law, including with regard to the commitment mechanism.

Victoria Goode

Posting employees from the United Kingdom to the European Union – social security arrangements

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a welcome move, the European Union has notified the United Kingdom that all EU countries will apply the 'detached worker' exception to UK employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the European Union.

Andreas Erotocritou

Challenging past transactions in liquidation: fraudulent preference

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

An effective weapon in a liquidator's and creditor's arsenal to ensure the fair and equal treatment of all creditors of a failing company is the ability to challenge past transactions that sought to favour one creditor to the detriment of others.

Rajat Taimni

GIC Re's revision of reinsurance rates and exclusion of contagious disease losses does not violate Competition Act

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

In 2020 a complaint was brought against General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC) Re before the Competition Commission of India (CCI), stating that GIC Re had enhanced reinsurance rates through the implementation of certain circulars and endorsements and incorporated a contagious disease exclusion.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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