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Hsiu-Ru Chien

Patent examination pilot programme for start-ups takes effect

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently announced a patent examination pilot programme for start-ups, effective 1 January 2021.

Atul Gupta

Three new labour codes enacted

Employment & Immigration - India
Trilegal

The Social Security Code, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code and the Industrial Relations Code were recently passed by Parliament and received presidential assent.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

David Hanke

Trump and Congress pave way for potential delisting of publicly traded Chinese companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently signed into law the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, which aims to increase oversight of Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges and force the delisting of those that refuse to comply with US audit inspection requirements.

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.

Alastair Hall

Beware: High Court refuses permission to rely on new witness statement prepared part way through trial

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court of England and Wales recently refused a claimant permission to rely on a witness statement of one its in-house lawyers, prepared during an ongoing trial, and call that witness to give oral evidence during the trial.

OnDemand

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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