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Stella Koukounis

Requisition of an extraordinary general meeting

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

Shareholders of a Cyprus company have the right to request that the directors convene an extraordinary general meeting (EGM), and the directors are legally obliged to do so within a specified time.

Seung Hee Lee

Working with Customs: vital and effective way to combat counterfeiters

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

One of the first lines of defence in preventing the spread of counterfeit and imitation goods is to stop such goods from entering a country at the borders.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission under pressure

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

Following media reports accusing the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission director general and two other senior officials of serious financial impropriety, the Federal Ministry of Finance recently announced the suspension of the accused officials pending investigations into the accusations.

Stefan Sax

Restructuring Order applies only where binding ruling exists

Insolvency & Restructuring - Germany
Clifford Chance Deutschland LLP

On February 9 2017 the Great Senate of the Federal Fiscal Court published a decision stating that the Restructuring Order was illegal.

Clemens Schönemann

Impending terminability of land use agreements for energy plants

Real Estate - Germany
Noerr LLP

The operation of energy plants usually means securing the required land long term by way of a use agreement.

Frode Vareberg

Parent company guarantee requirement for future decommissioning cost in corporate transfers on NCS

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Simonsen Vogt Wiig Advokatfirma

In 2016 the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced that in all future corporate transfers it would consider requiring security from the seller establishing a secondary liability for future decommissioning costs.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey