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Pedro Cortés

Draft law on tax benefits for activities dedicated to scientific and technological innovation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The government has issued a draft law on tax benefits for undertaking activities dedicated to scientific and technological innovation.

Alastair Hall

Beware: High Court refuses permission to rely on new witness statement prepared part way through trial

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court of England and Wales recently refused a claimant permission to rely on a witness statement of one its in-house lawyers, prepared during an ongoing trial, and call that witness to give oral evidence during the trial.

Samuel Yang

Draft Guidelines on the Construction of a Data Security Standards System in the Telecoms and Internet Industries

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In 2020 the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the Guidelines on the Construction of a Data Security Standards System in the Telecoms and Internet Industries for public comment.

Shawn Kirby

Arbitrator bias and duty of disclosure in shipping arbitration: Supreme Court adopts pragmatic approach

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Supreme Court recently examined the requirement that an arbitrator must disclose related or linked appointments, which is a long-running debate, particularly in specialist fields (eg, maritime disputes), where there has traditionally been a limited pool of arbitrators.

Michelle Strowhiro

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Employers can implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, subject to some conditions and exceptions.

Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel

European Union recommends measures to be taken for use of technology and data to combat COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

In April 2020 the European Commission issued Recommendation 2020/518 on establishing a common EU toolbox for the use of technology and data to combat the COVID-19 crisis, particularly with regard to mobile apps and the use of anonymised mobility data.

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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