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Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Andrew Osborne

England introduces quarantine hotels and further post-arrival COVID-19 testing

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

From 15 February 2021, international arrivals to England must quarantine in a government-managed hotel if, within the 10 days before their arrival, they have been in or transited a country to which a travel ban applies.

Simon Hart

Does an expert owe a fiduciary duty to its client?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

For the first time the Court of Appeal has considered the duties of an expert concurrently engaged in two potentially conflicting disputes.

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Travis L Mullaney

Rethinking Made in America preferences: Biden signs new executive order

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Biden recently signed an executive order (EO) to direct more spending of the federal government's procurement budget on American-made products, while rethinking the existing regulatory framework.

Brent De Jonghe

Protecting product appearance through trademark and design registrations

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Consumers recognise products not only by the words and logos on their packaging, but also by their look and feel, including their shape and colour.

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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