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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.

Angelos G Paphitis

Employing a holding company as a family investment company: how does it compare to a family trust?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Given the strengthening of the rules on corporate tax avoidance, individuals must consider better estate protection strategies and undertake legitimate tax and tax avoidance planning.

Min Lee Tan

Calling on performance bonds: new test for unconscionability?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

With the recent enforcement of the Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Act 2020, the question has arisen as to whether it provides a new ground for contractors to challenge calls on bank guarantees.

Gordon Drakes

How to select and what to expect from your franchise lawyer

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Franchising is a complex area of law and, aside from ensuring that a business is franchisable and ready to franchise, choosing the right franchise lawyer is a key strategic decision.

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.

Arthur Shay

Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Taiwanese mobile operators are aiming for mass user migration to 5G networks in 2021, following confirmation that a special government budget of approximately NT$15.5 billion has been allocated to a subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment between 2021 and 2022.

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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