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Niamh Lalor

Mandatory disclosure rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Brandon Heard

Federal Court finds silodosin formulation patent valid but not infringed

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued a decision in a patent infringement action pursuant to Section 6(1) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations relating to silodosin.

César Navarro

Employees' right to disconnect

Employment & Immigration - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

Since 2018 companies have had an obligation to guarantee employees' right to disconnect – that is, disengage from work-related electronic communications – in order to ensure that employees take daily and weekly rest periods and their annual leave.

Francesco Paolo Ballirano

ENAC issues new drone regulation to align national rules with EU legislation

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) has issued a new regulation on unmanned aircraft (ie, drones), which aligns the existing national rules with EU Regulation 2018/1139.

Chris Grieveson

Supreme Court hands down judgment in its first collision case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Collision Regulations are the 'rules of the road' for mariners navigating vessels worldwide.

Martin L Saad

Third circuit panel revises half-baked trade dress functionality decision

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

"That's the way the cookie crumbles", a panel of judges from the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit again concluded in rejecting trade dress protection for the well-known Pocky cookie design.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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