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Audrey Liao

Customs Administration proposes to relax regulations regarding trademark owner requests for photos

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Regulations Governing Customs Measures in Protecting the Rights and Interests of Trademarks state that trademark owners must identify whether seized goods constitute infringement within 24 hours of the seizure, an obligation which often proves burdensome.

Guy Abrahams

Why is a family investment company a good way to pass on wealth?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

If, for whatever reason, a trust or a simple outright gift to children is inappropriate, what are the alternatives? Some years ago, much was made of so-called 'family limited partnerships' and while they remain the right vehicle for some, they are appropriate only for those with at least £10 million to spare because of the financial regulations to which they are subject.

Maurus Winzap

First Swiss-Brazilian DTA to become reality in 2022

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The first double taxation agreement (DTA) between Switzerland and Brazil will apply as of 1 January 2022.

Neetika Ahuja

MCA introduces stricter compliance requirements for LLPs

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In order to improve limited liability partnership (LLP) compliance and regulate the designated partners of LLPs, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently stated that it will extend certain sections of the Companies Act 2013 to the Limited Liability Partnership Act and therefore LLPs.

Alain Levy

Private M&A deals: the price is not everything! Supreme Court orders a transfer of shares despite a dispute over the price

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AYACHE

In a recent case, following the majority shareholder's exercise of a call option, a minority shareholder refused to transfer their shares and argued that such transfer could not be enforced by the court as the transfer price of the shares had not been agreed and had to be determined by an expert.

Lucy Lewis

COVID-19 vaccination – updated FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers are facing many difficult and untested employment law issues as the United Kingdom rolls out its COVID-19 vaccination programme.

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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