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Huimin Qin

Supreme People's Court promulgates opinions on copyright

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Soon after the recent adoption of the third amendment to the Copyright Law, the Supreme People's Court promulgated the Opinions on Strengthening the Protection of Copyright and Copyright-Related Rights.

Sally Edwards

Royal Court intervenes to set aside trustee decision

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Royal Court intervened to set aside a decision of the trustee not to make the spouse of the settlor a beneficiary in her own right.

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.

Eriko Ogata

Equal pay for equal work: differences in working conditions between fixed-term and indefinite-term employees

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Amendments to the Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment Act recently entered into force, aiming to achieve equal pay for equal work.

Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Corporate Tax - 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.

Vasudha Luniya

Analysing the concept of force majeure, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In 2020 the central government issued an office memorandum which stated that the hindrances that have occurred within supply chains due to COVID-19 should fall within the purview of natural calamity and thus force majeure clauses may be invoked in situations where deemed appropriate.

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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