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Colin Leckey

Supreme Court confirms that Uber drivers are workers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Supreme Court has unanimously decided that drivers engaged by Uber are workers rather than independent contractors.

Stephany Araújo

Trademark co-ownership finally possible in Brazil

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

The Brazilian Trademark Office recently took an important step towards fully implementing the Madrid Protocol by approving the trademark co-ownership regime for national applications and registrations.

Niamh Lalor

Mandatory disclosure rules

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Implementation) (International Tax Compliance) (Mandatory Disclosure Rules for CRS Avoidance Arrangements and Opaque Offshore Structures) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 are expected to come into force shortly.

Samantha Conolly

Advance healthcare directives

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In 2019 the Health Care Decisions Act was implemented in the Cayman Islands.

Raúl Herrera Hazas

Amendments to EU-Mexico Trade Agreement and investment arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - International
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

Mexico and the European Union have agreed to update the EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement, which aims to improve, among other things, the settlement of investment disputes.

Marco Manzone

Exercise of maritime liens on cargo to secure credits for freight and demurrages

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Civitavecchia Tribunal recently considered a vessel owner's application to exercise a maritime lien on a quantity of coal carried on board the vessel to secure its freight balance, demurrages and expenses towards the charterer after the charterer applied to open insolvency 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