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David R Hamill

USTR Tai takes control of Trump tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Now that United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai has officially assumed office, there have been some early developments to take ownership of both the ongoing investigations regarding digital service taxes and the EU Airbus dispute.

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Banking & Financial Services - International
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Steven Lorber

Supreme Court decides that care workers are not entitled to minimum wage when asleep during 'sleep-in' shifts

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a significant case for the care sector, the Supreme Court has finally given its long-awaited judgment on whether care workers working so-called 'sleep-in' shifts are entitled to the national minimum wage (NMW) for periods when they are asleep.

Daniel Hrcka

Supreme Court revisits arbitrator independence

Arbitration & ADR - Czech Republic
Allen & Overy LLP

In November 2020 the Supreme Court issued a decision significantly affecting the review of arbitration clauses by the Czech courts.

Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands

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.

Mei Huang

Court grants protection of unregistered Romanée-Conti GI

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In a notable trademark case, the Beijing High Court found on appeal that the trademark 罗曼尼·康帝, a Chinese transliteration of 'Romanée-Conti', should be protected.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru