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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.

Michael Snape

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

Insolvency & Restructuring - 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.

Jan Erik Janssen

Regulation of electricity and gas network tariffs for 2022 to 2026

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek

The draft method decisions for TenneT and the electricity and gas regional distribution system operators (DSOs) were recently published, giving parties until 31 May 2021 to submit their opinions.

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).

Jesse W Markham

Restructured California Attorney General's Office: will healthcare antitrust enforcement change?

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

Prior to stepping down as California's attorney general to assume his new role as secretary of health and human services, Xavier Becerra consolidated all aspects of healthcare enforcement under a new Healthcare Rights and Access Section.

Gill Dennis

Court of Appeal heightens risk for directors around personal liability for IP infringement

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal gave some helpful guidance on when directors will be jointly and severally liable with the company for acts of IP infringement.

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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