International Law Office

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Heather Corben

Directors' role in ensuring that overseas companies are and remain non-UK resident for tax purposes

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Directors of non-UK-incorporated, non-UK tax resident companies which have some connection with the United Kingdom have an important role in ensuring that the company in question does not become UK tax resident.

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.

Sandra Coelen

Netherlands confronted with €1.4 billion ICSID claim in first Dutch investor-state arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

A German electricity generation company recently filed a request for arbitration against the Netherlands at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Employee dismissed because she went behind employer's back and worked with business partner

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

In a recent case, a court ruled that an employer's summary dismissal of a manager was justified, since the manager had entered into a contract with one of the employer's business partners without the employer's approval.

Magdalena Krawczyk

Clean transport zones: amending Act on Electromobility and Alternative Fuels

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

In order to prevent the negative impact of transport pollutant emissions on human health and the environment, the legislature passed the Act of 11 January 2018 on Electromobility and Alternative Fuels, which introduced the possibility for community councils to create clean transport zones.

Gabriela Salerno

Do ANVISA's new guidelines jeopardise the patentability of patent applications?

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

The National Health Surveillance Agency recently published four guidelines on its prior consent procedure, which all pharmaceutical patent applications in Brazil must undergo before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO) conducts the technical examination.

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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