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Elizabeth Small

Business asset disposal relief – a summary

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Governments recognise that encouraging people to start businesses and employ others is important for the economy, and that any charge to tax on disposal should be mitigated to recognise the years of work involved in building a business and the financial risk that people take in doing so.

Oki Mori

Data protection regulation amendments: cross-border transfers

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In 2020 the Diet promulgated the Amendment Act of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, which will come into force by June 2022.

Yuri Fancher Machado

Operating virtually in pursuit of greater effectiveness

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

Over the past year the Brazilian courts and the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office have been adapting to the new reality brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK opens two forestry bid-rigging investigations

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) recently announced that it has opened two bid-rigging investigations concerning public tenders for forestry services.

Marc Kish

Short-form mergers: Changyou.com judgment confirms appraisal rights

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court has confirmed that shareholders of companies that effect a short-form merger pursuant to Section 233(7) of Part XVI of the Companies Act (2021 Revision) are entitled to be paid the fair value of their shares on dissenting from the merger under Section 238 of the act.

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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