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John Pearson

Letters of credit in aircraft leasing: a refresher

Aviation - International
Vedder Price LLP

Letters of credit are often issued in aircraft leasing transactions as an alternative to the provision of a cash security deposit and, less frequently, the obligation to pay maintenance reserves in cash.

Jeremy Glover

Amey LG Ltd v Aggregate Industries UK Ltd

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

A court recently considered the entirety of a building material supplier's actions – including its refusal to sign a draft deed and assertions that its terms were unacceptable – and deemed it impossible to see the conduct as an agreement of the totality of the draft deed's terms.

James Brockhurst

HMRC opines on situs of cryptoassets

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has a marvellous ability to confound expectations.

Linda Hallberg

Civil law as basis for interpretation in cases of allocation of responsibility for environmental damages

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

In a case concerning the distribution of the cost of remediation of pollution caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, the Land and Environment Court of Appeal denied the operator compensation from the polluter for remediation costs.

Simon Hart

Witness evidence reform: evolution not revolution?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Concern that current practice in relation to factual witness evidence does not achieve the best evidence at proportionate cost prompted the creation of the Witness Evidence Working Group to consider how the current practice could be improved in the business and property courts.

Hao Zhan

Applicability of right of subrogation in international reinsurance context

Insurance - International
AnJie Law Firm

Insurance subrogation is an important legal mechanism which enables insurers to reduce their losses after insurance indemnities are paid.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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