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Sophie Reguengo

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fund manager substance arrangements

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In 2020 the comptroller of revenue issued practical guidance which stated that where a company had to alter its operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

Viktoria Hybbinette

Labour Court rules on awarding damages under Trade Secrets Act

Employment & Immigration - Sweden
Wistrand

Whether an employee can make use of previously attained know-how, knowledge and skills in a new position is largely governed by the Trade Secrets Act, as well as the particular circumstances at hand and the employee's actions.

Robert J Ernest

CIT assigns panel for 301 litigation on US imports from China – update on options to recover tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently took long-awaited action on the nearly 4,000 cases challenging the Section 301 duties imposed on goods from China.

Elizabeth Small

VAT: cross-border supplies post-Brexit

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

It is often easy to assume that only parties which live in the United Kingdom are required to pay UK value added tax (VAT).

Richard Schmidt

CCP amendment: fairer balance between form and content

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

The Civil Code of Procedure, which has been criticised for sacrificing fundamental rights to achieve accelerated civil proceedings, has finally been amended by the legislature.

Sherina Petit

LCIA Rules 2020: key changes

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The new London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Rules 2020 came into force on 1 October 2020 and apply to all LCIA arbitrations commencing from that date onwards.

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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