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Andrew Osborne

MAC publishes report recommending expanded shortage occupation lists

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Migration Advisory Committee has recommended a significant expansion of the occupations deemed to be in shortage for the purposes of sponsorship under the new skilled worker category, which will replace Tier 2 (General) from 1 January 2021.

Rainer Herzig

Reimbursement for medicine not listed in Reimbursement Code?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Although Austrian social security provides for a legal entitlement to benefits in kind (ie, free administration of medicines listed in the Reimbursement Code, except for a small prescription fee), the Organisation of Austrian Social Security is reluctant to reimburse the cost of medicines not listed in the Reimbursement Code.

Szymon Gogulski

Sole acquisition of author's economic copyrights does not grant monopoly on use of work

Intellectual Property - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

A recent disagreement over a logotype illustrates a common situation where acquirers of an author's economic copyrights are convinced that they have exclusive rights to all forms of use and modification of the work without the need to obtain the author's consent.

Sandhya Saravanan

Has Top Gun's Maverick lost his appeal? Pilot training enrolments decline amid COVID-19 pandemic

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The domino effect of airlines' massive lay-offs of pilots is a decrease in pilot training applications in Malaysia.

Rubén Darío Gómez Arnaiz

Green CUFIN: tax incentive for renewable generation companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Green Net Tax Profit Accounts (CUFINs) were established in 2016 as a double tax incentive.

Alexander G Thrasher

Coverage for defective work? Michigan joins majority

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Michigan has joined the majority of jurisdictions in holding that a general liability policy may provide coverage for claims for property damage allegedly caused by a subcontractor's defective work.

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