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Ole Kristian Olsby

Invalid termination? Court rules on termination of graphic designers following business transfer

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The High Court Civil Division recently ruled on whether the termination of two graphic designers from Dagbladet newspaper following a major reorganisation and downsizing process had been valid.

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Rebecca Wong

Phase 3 of court guidance for remote hearings for civil business

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A third guidance note on the use of remote hearings for civil proceedings took effect on 2 January 2021.

Feng Zheng

Legislative overview 2020: patent law, trade secrets and judicial interpretations

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

During a volatile 2020, China's legislature completed the overhaul of an amendment to patent and copyright law and promulgated varied judicial interpretations and policy documents projected to bring substantial changes to the nation's IP landscape from 2021.

Achilleas Christodoulou

Cash rebate and tax relief for production of audiovisual works

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Greece
A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

In recent years there has been a remarkable effort to make Greece an attractive destination for the production of audiovisual works (eg, films, TV series and video games).

Simona Zangrandi

Updated transfer pricing documentation requirements

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

A new provision establishes the requirements for the suitability of transfer pricing documentation.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru