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Foo Joon Liang

Housing developers beware – aftermath of PJD

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently delivered a landmark decision concerning the delay of delivery of vacant possession for Schedule G and H-type contracts under the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Regulations.

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.

Nicole Jadeja

Patents court illuminates sufficiency requirements

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

The High Court's first patent decision of 2021 has seen the first full consideration of the Supreme Court's judgment in Regeneron v Kymab.

Sophie Reguengo

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fund manager substance arrangements

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In 2020 the comptroller of revenue issued practical guidance which stated that where a company had to alter its operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Cathy Ting

Use of geographic name as trademark may constitute passing off

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

A brand owner filed an invalidation action against the trademark 約克夏茶YORK SHIRETEA and a device mark in respect of services in Class 42 for a violation of the Trademark Act.

Matilda Hellström

Overview of new legislation

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

This article summarises key amendments to Swedish environmental law which came into effect at the start of 2021.

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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