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Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Kaan Demir

Restrictions on bearer shares to counter financing of terrorism

Corporate & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

The Turkish Grand National Assembly has promulgated the Act on the Prevention of the Financing of Propagation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, which foresees material amendments to the Commercial Code's provisions regarding bearer share certificates.

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.

Stuart Davis

United Kingdom to regulate buy-now-pay-later market

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The government has announced that interest-free buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) credit agreements will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

David Hanke

Foreign adversaries in tech supply chain may be under microscope

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

As one of the last official actions of the Trump administration, the US Department of Commerce issued the Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain interim final rule.

Victoria Goode

Posting employees from the United Kingdom to the European Union – social security arrangements

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a welcome move, the European Union has notified the United Kingdom that all EU countries will apply the 'detached worker' exception to UK employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the European Union.

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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