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Jürg Schneider

Proposed Film Act revision: investment obligation for online film providers and quotas for European films

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Film Act is under revision, with major implications for online film providers.

David Hanke

Trump and Congress pave way for potential delisting of publicly traded Chinese companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently signed into law the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, which aims to increase oversight of Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges and force the delisting of those that refuse to comply with US audit inspection requirements.

Helen Ruelle

First COVID-19-related employment tribunal judgment

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal judgment is believed to be the first employment decision relating to the restrictions imposed on businesses due to COVID-19.

Maciej Durbas

Lack of funds does not enable parties to escape arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Arbitration does not provide for legal aid or an exemption from paying costs.

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.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of investment funds

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Among the primary tools for encouraging inbound investments in Israel is the special tax regime for private investment funds.

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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