Coronavirus, 3D printing, and tax avoidance – New Official Publications 21.04.20

Newly published official publications from :

The European Union

General view of the Plenary chamber in Brussels – PHS Hemicycle – Plenary session week 46 2014. © European Union 2014 – Source EP

The Intellectual Property implications of the development of industrial 3D printing.This study analyses “the IP implications of the development of industrial 3D printing and clarify how the existing IP framework brings protection to IP rights holders. The focus is on seven industrial applications of AM: health, aerospace, automotive, consumer goods/electronics, energy, industrial equipment and tooling and construction and building sectors.”

A comparative analysis of non-discrimination law in Europe 2019: The 28 Member States, five EU candidate countries, and the EEA countries.“The objective of this report is to compare and contrast anti-discrimination law … based on the country reports written by the European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination.”

Eurostatistics – Data for short-term economic analysis – 2020 edition“shows the evolution of the economic activity in the European Union, euro area and Member States”.

Westminster and the UK Government

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

Tax avoidance and tax evasion. This House of Commons briefing paper covers the definitions of tax avoidance and tax evasion, the tax gap, and this and previous government’s policies and approaches.

The Scottish Parliament and Government

Scottish Parliament

Image © Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body – 2012. Licensed under the Open Scottish Parliament Licence v1.0.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland – latest data(updated on a regular basis) “This post looks at the latest data from the Scottish Government on Coronavirus (COVID-19). It covers data on the number of positive tests … and on deaths. All data is drawn from daily Scottish Government news releases.”

Coronavirus (COVID-19): trends in daily data (Scotland)(Updated daily). Data includes:

  • number of people tested, and number positive and negative
  • numbers of calls to 111 and coronavirus helpline
  • number of people in ICU with confirmed or suspected COVID-19
  • number of people in hospital with confirmed or suspected COVID-19
  • 救护车出勤(总nd COVID-19 suspected)
  • ambulance conveyances for suspected COVID-19
  • delayed discharges
  • NHS staff absence related to COVID-19
  • number of care homes notifying cases of COVID-19 to date

EU-UK future relationship negotiations. “Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the negotiations to determine the future relationship began on 2 March 2020. This … briefing covers how COVID-19 has led to a disruption in the negotiations, the plans for resuming the negotiations through meetings held by videoconference and the latest discussions between the UK and EU chief negotiators.”

Official Statistics

Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk in the UK(updated daily)

Deaths registered weekly in England and Wales, provisional: week ending 10 April 2020 (released 21 April 2020)(updated weekly). “Provisional counts of the number of deaths registered in England and Wales, including deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), by age, sex and region, in the latest weeks for which data are available.”

Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2018-2019covers statistics, civil justice and court reform, and problems.

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