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Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta

Legislative overview – Brazil

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

This article provides an overview of the regulation and enforcement of IP rights in Brazil.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

New commitment mechanism turns the tide in ongoing investigations

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

In June 2020 Law 7246 Amending the Law on the Protection of Competition entered into force and introduced significant changes to Turkish competition law, including with regard to the commitment mechanism.

Min Lee Tan

Calling on performance bonds: new test for unconscionability?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

With the recent enforcement of the Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Act 2020, the question has arisen as to whether it provides a new ground for contractors to challenge calls on bank guarantees.

Agnieszka Fedor

Overview of changes in employment law in 2020

Employment & Immigration - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic dominated 2020, affected the business world and forced employers to adapt to new conditions.

Thomas Tobin

Final phase of NTSB investigations

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigates aviation, railroad, highway, marine and pipeline accidents to determine their probable cause and issues safety recommendations to reduce the risk of future accidents.

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance: clarification of COVID-19 concession

Corporate Tax - Jersey
Ogier

In March 2020 the Comptroller of Revenue released a concession confirming that where companies had to alter their operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under Article 6 of the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

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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