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Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act reflected the Cayman Islands' commitment to its obligations as a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Inclusive Framework and corresponding EU requirements for no or nominal tax jurisdictions.

Caroline von Nussbaum

Exceptional authorisations for rapid COVID-19 tests for laypeople

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Besides vaccination, one of the most important measures to counter the COVID-19 pandemic is to test people for the virus and order them to quarantine if necessary.

Marietta Flores

Common terms in pharmaceutical trademarks

Intellectual Property - Peru
OMC Abogados & Consultores

Pharmaceutical trademarks often comprise a combination of elements (eg, prefixes, suffixes or commonly used words) that evoke the product's properties, active ingredients or therapeutic function.

Ramonne Gardiner

Homeowners Protection Act – time to revisit

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Homeowners Protection Act was designed to provide meaningful protection to homeowners by ensuring a true and proper discourse between borrowers and financial institutions and will likely become the epicentre of the mortgage market.

Jesper Tiberg

Do parties have an absolute right to dispute in person in Sweden?

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, virtual hearings have become a common alternative to in-person hearings globally.

Bruce Bennett

Supreme Court: mere retention of property does not violate automatic stay

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

In January 2021 the Supreme Court held that a creditor in possession of a debtor's property does not violate the automatic stay, specifically Section 362(a)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code, by retaining the property after the filing of a bankruptcy petition.

OnDemand

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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