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Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Huib Berendschot

Supreme Court addresses confusion between descriptive, non-distinctive trade names

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Under the Trade Names Act, descriptive trade names can enjoy protection against the use of identical or similar trade names if such use is likely to confuse the public.

Mark Marfé

Crown use: a royal defence to patent infringement?

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

In its first patent decision of 2021, the Court of Appeal narrowed the scope of the rarely invoked Crown use defence to patent infringement.

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.

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Alicia Herrador Muñoz

Composition of active mass under TRLC – case law

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Article 192 of the Consolidated Text of the Bankruptcy Law (TRLC) introduces the concept of the 'active mass' of a bankruptcy, which constitutes all of the assets and rights integrated into the bankrupt's assets on the date of the declaration of bankruptcy, as well as those that are reintegrated to the bankrupt or acquired before the conclusion of the bankruptcy proceedings.

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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