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Anna  Fufurina

Reform of notary system

Company & Commercial - Russia

A draft bill on the notary system and notarial services has been introduced in the State Duma.

Steve Meiklejohn

Application to vary a trust under Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984

Offshore Services - Jersey

The Royal Court was recently asked to approve variations to a settlement on behalf of the settlement's minor, unborn and unascertained beneficiaries in accordance with the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984.

Shai Bakal

Supreme Court renders milestone decision on vertical arrangements

Competition & Antitrust - Israel
Tadmor & Co Yuval Levy & Co

The Supreme Court recently issued a landmark ruling in an appeal of the lower court's conviction of a large retail chain for breach of merger conditions and attempting to engage in a restrictive arrangement.

Tim Brown

British Airways v Spencer: High Court guidance on admissibility of expert evidence

Litigation - United Kingdom

In British Airways v Spencer the High Court partly allowed an appeal by British Airways (BA) of the decision of a deputy master refusing BA permission to adduce expert evidence in litigation against trustees of its pension fund.

Joosje Hamilton

Is the wind changing for state aid to the energy sector?

International Trade - United Kingdom
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Two legal challenges were recently brought before the EU General Court in relation to EDF Energy's Hinkley Point C project to build two new nuclear reactors on the north Somerset coast in the United Kingdom.

Oliver Passmore

Tracing a new path: the final word

White Collar Crime - Jersey

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has handed down a landmark judgment concerning the doctrine of tracing, which confirms the approach taken by the Royal Court and the Jersey Court of Appeal regarding the previously unsettled question of whether so-called 'backwards tracing' is permissible under Jersey law.



Climate change as a driver of change

Environment & Climate Change / Brazil, Sweden


The brave new world of Bitcoin

Banking / Austria, Canada, Japan, Luxembourg, Nigeria, Sweden


Policyholder protection funds

Insurance / Brazil, Finland, Hong Kong, Israel