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Sara Göthlin

Knowledge of counterparty's insolvency in claw-back case

Insolvency & Restructuring - Sweden
Advokatfirman Törngren Magnell

A bankruptcy estate may take action for the claw back of transactions that have been carried out in relation to a certain creditor before the initiation of bankruptcy proceedings, if such transactions have been adverse to the interests of other creditors.

Phillip Ashley

Oil and gas JOA defaults: English Court of Appeal upholds restraint of remedies

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Court of Appeal recently upheld a High Court decision in which an oil company was found in contempt of court for holding an operating committee meeting in the absence of an alleged defaulting party.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court finds PMPRB unreasonable in determining that patent pertains to medicine

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently found that the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's assessment that a patent pertained to Galderma Canada's Differin was unreasonable, as it had failed to consider the entire patent.

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court reconfirms requirements for appointment of independent tribunal expert

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge on the basis that the arbitral tribunal's refusal to appoint a tribunal expert was not a violation of the applicant's right to be heard.

Peggy Sharon

What is considered an 'accident' under Montreal Convention?

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Tel Aviv Magistrates Court recently declined a passenger's claim for bodily injury damages after it concluded that the event which was the subject matter of the claim was not considered to be an 'accident' as defined by the Montreal Convention.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Scope of powers for trustee in bankruptcy where concurrent domestic insolvency proceedings exist

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The recognition of the powers of an English trustee in bankruptcy in Guernsey is generally pursued either by way of a letter of request issued by the foreign court or an application via common or customary law.

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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