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Pedro Cortés

Draft law on tax benefits for activities dedicated to scientific and technological innovation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The government has issued a draft law on tax benefits for undertaking activities dedicated to scientific and technological innovation.

Abi Frederick

Working from home FAQs

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers must immediately review their homeworking practices in light of both the new national lockdown and continually changing government advice.

Marco Manzone

Supreme Court rules on defence of lack of jurisdiction due to state immunity

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Supreme Court recently ruled in a case concerning the defence of lack of jurisdiction due to state immunity claimed by Rina SpA in the matter concerning the sinking of the Al-Salam Boccaccio 98.

Linda J Zirkelbach

Should you grant free licences to intellectual property in response to the COVID-19 emergency?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Companies, and their lawyers, go to great lengths to protect their intellectual property, as they should.

Rebecca Wong

Phase 3 of court guidance for remote hearings for civil business

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A third guidance note on the use of remote hearings for civil proceedings took effect on 2 January 2021.

W Todd Miller

Antitrust indictments for employer restraints against employees

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

In December 2020 the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted an individual employer owner, for the first time, for agreeing with a competing owner to reduce the wages that their workers were being paid.

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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