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Phillipe De Wulf

New National Labour Council collective labour agreement sets framework for COVID-19 teleworking

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Traditionally, Belgian labour law has distinguished between two forms of telework: structural and occasional telework.

Bernardine Adkins

State of play: new subsidy control regime

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

EU state aid law ceased to apply to the United Kingdom on the expiry of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 – save for limited exceptions as set out in the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement 2018.

Munir Hassan

Energy White Paper – what does it mean for 2021?

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

At the end of 2020 the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published the much-anticipated Energy White Paper, setting out its strategy for the United Kingdom's energy transition over the next decade.

Sophie Reguengo

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fund manager substance arrangements

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Brandon Heard

Federal Court finds silodosin formulation patent valid but not infringed

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued a decision in a patent infringement action pursuant to Section 6(1) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations relating to silodosin.

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