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Nihal Shaikh

Changing arbitration venue by mutual agreement makes new venue seat of arbitration

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Supreme Court recently considered the implications of parties changing the venue or place of arbitration by mutual agreement.

Feng Zheng

How new Patent Law transforms patent litigation

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The fourth amendment to the Patent Law, which makes substantial changes to patent filing and enforcement, recently took effect.

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..

Brian Dardani

Quiet enjoyment letters in lease financing transactions

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

In the context of lease financing transactions, it is not uncommon for the financier (registered owner) to refinance part of the transaction by recourse to third-party lenders, concluding a loan agreement which is typically secured by a mortgage over the vessel.

Valery Narezhniy

Range of benefits for companies domiciled in SARs significantly expanded

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Numerous amendments to Federal Law 290-FZ on International Companies and International Funds recently entered into force, expanding the opportunities for international companies to redomicile to Russia and for international holding companies to enjoy tax benefits.

Jürg Schneider

Providers of OTT services qualify as DCPSs

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed a lower-instance court's decision that over-the-top service providers do not qualify as telecoms providers but rather as derived communications service providers under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecoms and its ordinances.

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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