International Law Office

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Héctor Elias Chagoya

Evolution and current status of e-filing for patent applications

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The COVID-19 pandemic has evidenced the need for an efficient and safe system for the electronic prosecution of patent applications and has forced the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property to make such a system available for applications originally filed in paper format.

Rubén Darío Gómez Arnaiz

Green CUFIN: tax incentive for renewable generation companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Green Net Tax Profit Accounts (CUFINs) were established in 2016 as a double tax incentive.

Stacey L Corr-Irvine

Cram-up Chapter 11 plans: reinstatement and indubitable equivalence

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

'Cramdown' Chapter 11 plans, under which a bankruptcy court confirms a plan over the objection of a class of creditors, are relatively common.

Marco Torsello

Premium interest rate payable to creditors which file claims before Italian courts

Litigation - Italy
ARBLIT Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

Creditors taking legal action before the Italian courts to secure payment against their debtors have long regarded this as a nightmare option due to the length and complexity of Italian civil proceedings.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice rules on statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently issued a decision on the statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements.

Niamh Crotty

Proposed new rights to sick pay and parental leave pay

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The Labour Party has proposed the Sick Leave and Parental Leave (COVID-19) Bill 2020 which, if passed, would give employees in Ireland the legal right to paid sick leave for the first time.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan