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Lucy Lewis

IR35 reforms postponed due to coronavirus

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has announced that the planned reforms to IR35 will now take effect on 6 April 2021 instead of 6 April 2020 as previously planned.

Damian Evans

Rusnano Capital AG decision

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Guernsey Court of Appeal upheld the deputy bailiff's interpretation of Section 53(3) of the Trusts (Guernsey) Law 2007 that a sole beneficiary can use that section of the law to terminate a discretionary trust even if the trust instrument contains a power to add further beneficiaries..

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

Competition considerations between entities of same corporate group during bidding process

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Economic Competition Commission's (COFECE's) board of commissioners recently fined two polyethylene glove providers for price fixing and bid rigging in the health sector.

Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Real Estate - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

Riccardo Fruscalzo

AIFA guidance on management of clinical trials during COVID-19 emergency

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

Due to the COVID-19 emergency and the consequent lockdown that is affecting most non-essential services in Italy, including some healthcare services, the Italian Medicines Agency recently issued guidance for sponsors, non-profit organisations and contract research organisations involved in clinical trials.

Linda Hynes

DPC annual report: review of 2019 and focus for future

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Ireland
Lewis Silkin Ireland

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) recently published its annual report for 2019, the first full calendar year since the EU General Data Protection Regulation came into force.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom