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Patrycja Nowakowska

Collection of capacity fee – role of distribution system operator

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

On 1 January 2021 the capacity fee came into force.

Jennifer Fox

Frozen in time: do limitation periods apply to claims against Cayman companies in liquidation?

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Previously, it was generally understood that the Cayman approach to claims against companies in liquidation followed the English position on the issue of limitation – that is, the limitation period ceased to run once the company went into liquidation, with some exceptions.

Joseph K Mulherin

COVID-19 vaccine – Q&A

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

This article answers employers' questions on the COVID-19 vaccine, including with regard to mandatory and voluntary vaccination policies, requests for remote working, the individualised enquiry framework, anti-vaccination advocacy, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy, religious exemption requests and workers' compensation claims..

Emily Haithwaite

Economic substance requirements for Jersey partnerships

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Partnerships - Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 202- was recently lodged with the States Assembly and, if passed, is expected to come into effect from 1 July 2021 (with a six-month transition period for partnerships established before 1 July 2021).

Jason Chuang

Amendment to Rules for Holding Hearings on Patent Invalidation Cases

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently amended the Rules for Holding Hearings on Patent Invalidation Cases for the second time.

Yoram Shiv

SPACs: tax considerations

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

While traditional initial public offerings (IPOs) have become risky, difficult and vulnerable to conflict as to the issuer's valuation, a merger or combination with an IPO-funded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) offers an alternative.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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