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Astrid Caporali

Night work in e-commerce companies in 2020: nothing new under the sun?

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

With e-commerce growing at an unprecedented rate across the globe, in the past few years the Belgian legislature has taken several measures to make Belgium a more attractive hub for e-commerce activities.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of real estate investments in Israel

Real Estate - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The taxation of real estate investments is complex and depends on various factors, including the property owner's status (ie, individual or corporation), the nature of the asset (eg, residential property, commercial property or land) and the purpose of the investment (eg, producing rental income or entrepreneurial profit).

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

COVID-19: government issues SOP for construction sector

Construction - Malaysia
SKRINE

Following the prime minister's announcement on 1 May 2020 regarding the reopening of the economy, the construction industry is permitted to operate with effect from 4 May 2020.

Marina Vassiliou

First-instance courts must evaluate testimony adduced during hearings

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In a recent appeal, the Supreme Court ruled that the first-instance court could not ignore testimony adduced during a hearing without having evaluated it.

Xiaoling Duan

Beijing IP Court concludes first patent infringement case on microorganism protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently held that two Tianjin-based companies had infringed Chinese Patent 201310030601.2, which is owned by the largest specialty mushroom grower in China, Shanghai Finc Food Co Ltd.

Christopher Jones

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Many of the key emergency legislative measures put in place to combat the effects of COVID-19 have been aimed at protecting the local economy, with the focus on the prevention of insolvency rather than insolvency itself.

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