International Law Office

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George Mitchell

Welcome relief? Mitigating double taxation of beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

UK-residents who are US citizens and beneficiaries of US trusts may be taxed twice on the trust's income or capital gains because of the overlapping scope of UK and US taxation.

Arthur Shay

Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Taiwanese mobile operators are aiming for mass user migration to 5G networks in 2021, following confirmation that a special government budget of approximately NT$15.5 billion has been allocated to a subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment between 2021 and 2022.

Guillermo Donadeu

Free-will principle in compulsory transfer of shares in limited liability companies

Corporate & Commercial - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In several decisions, the Department of Legal Affairs has outlined the limits of the free-will principle for shareholders when setting the procedure and requirements for the preferential rights for purchasing shares in attachment cases.

Chris Grieveson

Supreme Court hands down judgment in its first collision case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Collision Regulations are the 'rules of the road' for mariners navigating vessels worldwide.

Andrew Osborne

Skilled Worker visa provides a shareholding solution for Tier 2 (General) migrants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Tier 2 (General) migrants cannot have a shareholding of more than 10% in their limited company sponsor; however, the skilled worker route does not include this restriction.

Ian Mirandah

Geographical indication protection capabilities strengthened by accession to Geneva act

Intellectual Property - Laos
Mirandah Asia

The government recently deposited with the director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications.

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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