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George Ioannou

Supreme Court examines appeal against decision by Land Registry director

Real Estate - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

The Supreme Court recently issued its decision on the appeal of a district court interim decision concerning an application to present oral evidence as part of an application against a decision by the director of the Land Registry.

Madeleine Thörn

Arbitral award set aside for violation of due process

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Norburg & Scherp

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court confirmed that Section 34(7) of the Arbitration Act – under which an arbitral award must be set aside if an irregularity occurred in the course of the proceedings and probably influenced the case's outcome – should be applied restrictively.

Costas Stamatiou

Court applies international collision regulations and considers subrogation

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The admiralty jurisdiction of the Supreme Court recently ruled in a case concerning a marine accident which occurred when the bow of a sailing boat rammed the starboard side of a speedboat.

At van Rooy

How to protect new plant varieties

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

South Africa has no plant patent system, as the Patents Act states that a patent will not be granted for any variety of plant.

Ramonne Gardiner

Register of Beneficial Ownership Act: a new day for beneficial owners

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Since 2001 international organisations such as the Financial Action Task Force have pressured offshore financial centres to pass legislation in order to increase transparency within their financial services sectors.

Robert Gilroy

Summary judgment applications: analysing Weir-Jones and its application in BF

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

The Alberta Court of Appeal recently clarified the test for summary judgment applications.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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