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Jeremy Glover

Victory House General Partner Ltd v RGB P&C Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

An application was recently made to restrain notice being given of a winding-up petition which sought payment of some £820,000 following an adjudicator's decision in respect of goods supplied and services rendered for the development and conversion of Victory House.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Slogans containing well-known marks not inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Consumers will not usually perceive a slogan as an identifier of goods or services until they encounter consistent advertising or other practices by the brand user.

Lowell D Yoder

Deductible payments to CFCs can result in exorbitant BEAT

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A minimum tax has been imposed on domestic corporations with substantial amounts of deductible payments made to related foreign persons, referred to as the 'base erosion and anti-abuse tax' (BEAT).

Ian Mann

Freezing injunction: what is a good arguable case?

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

The BVI Commercial Court has provided helpful guidance as to the threshold for a good arguable case, dismissing an application to discharge a worldwide freezing injunction obtained by a claimant.

Jeremy Prain

Court clarifies impact of 'business rescue' regime on admiralty matters

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

The promulgation of the Companies Act 2008 saw the introduction of a company rehabilitation process termed 'business rescue'.

Costas Stamatiou

Supreme Court confirms jurisdiction to determine claims arising in exclusive economic zone

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In a recent case filed in its admiralty jurisdiction, the Supreme Court of Cyprus had to consider whether accidents which take place in the Cyprus exclusive economic zone (EEZ) give jurisdiction to the Cyprus courts.

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