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Anthony Partridge

A jurisdiction of choice for Canadian HNWIs

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Canada is a thriving market for Cayman private wealth services, with the Cayman Islands' full package of wealth structuring and lifestyle factors attracting growing numbers of high-value residents from the north.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

TIPO issues Q&A on examination practices of new Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2019 the new Patent Act took effect, setting stricter time limits for parties to propose attack and defence methods in invalidation procedures to avoid delays in and improve the effectiveness of invalidation examinations.

Simona Zangrandi

Budget Law 2021: tax incentive for business combinations

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

Parliament recently enacted the Budget Law 2021 which, among other things, enables a portion of deferred tax assets to be converted into a tax credit relating to tax losses carried forward and excess aid to economic growth, accrued up to the fiscal year prior to that in which a business combination occurs.

Foo Joon Liang

Who has the right to sue a consultant?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

As cashflow is crucial for main contractors in any ongoing construction project, prompt and expeditious payments by the employer are often expected.

Síobhra Rush

Who is considered an 'essential worker' under the latest Level 5 public health restrictions?

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

Under the latest Level 5 restrictions, employees in Ireland must work from home unless they are classified as essential workers and their work cannot be done at home.

Jürg Schneider

Federal Council in favour of requiring critical infrastructures to report cyberattacks

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently tasked the Department of Finance with drafting a bill which will introduce a cyberattack notification obligation for operators of critical infrastructure.

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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