International Law Office

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Marcel Meinhardt

New transparency obligations for commodity companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As of 1 January 2021, companies domiciled in Switzerland that are active in the extraction of raw materials must disclose payments to state authorities or government officials of Sfr100,000 or more per financial year.

Tsung-Yuan Shen

Protection of photographic works

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

With the development of technology, cameras and mobile phones now have various built-in shooting modes or parameters that enable photographers to shoot different scenes quickly.

Patricia Yeung

Protecting personal data under working-from-home arrangements

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed the way in which businesses are run and to a certain extent normalised remote-working arrangements.

Marwa M Hassoun

Biden orders 100-day review of US supply chains for semiconductors, batteries, critical minerals and APIs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Biden recently signed the long-awaited Executive Order on America's Supply Chains, which initiates a 100-day process of reviewing and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of supply chains across key industries and separate one-year reviews of certain other sectors.

Angelos G Paphitis

Employing a holding company as a family investment company: how does it compare to a family trust?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Given the strengthening of the rules on corporate tax avoidance, individuals must consider better estate protection strategies and undertake legitimate tax and tax avoidance planning.

Christian Werenberg

Does the EU directive regarding 'large risks' include vessels bought for private use?

Insurance - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

In two previous verdicts a district court found that prorogation of jurisdiction can be validly agreed in a yacht insurance contract, even where consumer interests are concerned and the contract requires that legal proceedings be brought in a court in the insurer's home country.

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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