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Andrew Osborne

Updated COVID-19 absences policy enables more people to qualify for EU Settlement Scheme

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has significantly expanded the policy to allow continuity of residence in the United Kingdom to be preserved in certain circumstances where an EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) applicant has been absent from the United Kingdom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Richard Khoo Boo Hin

Total lockdown: critical construction works exempted

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

Malaysia is approaching the second half of 2021 under a nationwide lockdown.

Rachel Alexander

Court allows appeal in band name passing-off case

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

The Court of Appeal recently ruled to allow an appeal in a case which involved a band name dispute between two half-brothers, Ian and Winston Thomas.

Antony Sassi

Court of Appeal on extensions of time to appeal and stays

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently had the opportunity to review some important points of practice regarding appeals against first-instance judgments – in particular, with respect to applications to extend time to appeal and to stay execution of judgments pending an appeal.

Live Marie Hansen

Protection of plant varieties under plant breeders' rights

Intellectual Property - Norway
Bryn Aarflot AS

Plant breeders' rights provide protection of plant varieties.

Victoria Grogan

I don't need a will – do I?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Whether an individual needs a will really depends on whether they are happy for their estate to pass in accordance with the law or in accordance with their own wishes – which may differ significantly.

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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