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Raúl Herrera Hazas

Third-party funding – how useful is it in practice?

Arbitration & ADR - International
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

Third-party funding is a relatively new solution which can help parties to engage in costly international arbitration proceedings.

Joanne van Harmelen

Would a TRIPS waiver improve access to COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - International
ENSafrica

A recent proposal calls for a waiver for all World Trade Organisation members of certain provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in relation to the "prevention, containment or treatment" of COVID-19.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

Maurus Winzap

Abolition of issuance stamp duty to further boost Swiss economy

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss Ltd

In Switzerland, 1% issuance stamp duty is levied on capital contributions from shareholders to Swiss companies.

Colin Leckey

Home and away: updated guidance on when working from home means working abroad

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The increase in homeworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic is causing many employees to ask whether they can work from 'home' from an overseas country – be that on a temporary basis or indefinitely.

Sara Gerling

Implementation of new EU framework relating to covered bonds

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

A draft bill relating to the issuance of covered bonds was recently deposited to implement EU Directive 2019/2162/EU into Luxembourg law.

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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