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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.

Matthew Evans

COVID-19 and the courts: a headlong journey into remoteness

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The English civil justice system has shown itself to be capable of rapid change as it adapts to the new reality caused by COVID-19.

Katie Lee

Federal Court of Appeal remands Remicade new use patent decision on anticipation and obviousness

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In 2018 the Federal Court found that Kennedy's new use patent for infliximab (Janssen's Remicade) was valid and had been infringed by Hospira's biosimilar Inflectra.

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..

Michael Lips

E-governance for building permits

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In response to growing market needs, several cantons have introduced an electronic procedure for building permit requests.

Xiaoling Duan

Trends in biotechnology patent prosecution

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

China has witnessed a number of significant developments in biotechnology patent prosecution in recent months.

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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