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George Mitchell

Welcome relief? Mitigating double taxation of beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

UK-residents who are US citizens and beneficiaries of US trusts may be taxed twice on the trust's income or capital gains because of the overlapping scope of UK and US taxation.

Nicolas Contis

Expert reports drawn up in a non-adversarial manner and principle of adversarial proceedings

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

In a notable decision, the first civil chamber of the Supreme Court held that under the Code of Civil Procedure, a judge cannot refuse to examine expert reports which disfavour a party that was not called on or represented during the expertise proceedings.

Francesco Paolo Ballirano

ENAC issues new drone regulation to align national rules with EU legislation

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) has issued a new regulation on unmanned aircraft (ie, drones), which aligns the existing national rules with EU Regulation 2018/1139.

Jakob Widner

New legal framework for working from home

Employment & Immigration - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government commissioned the so-called 'social partners' (ie, the Chamber of Commerce representing employers and labour unions acting on behalf of employees) to negotiate and present a bill on working from home that Parliament can pass into law as the new standard on the matter.

Stephan Erbe

Senders' disclosure and information duties under CMR

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

This article discusses an insightful judgment of the Geneva first-instance court.

Brandon Heard

Federal Court finds silodosin formulation patent valid but not infringed

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued a decision in a patent infringement action pursuant to Section 6(1) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations relating to silodosin.

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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