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Simon Hart

What makes a Quistclose trust?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently set out the relevant circumstances in which a Quistclose trust can arise in the context of bank transfers.

Alexander Vida

Significance of third-party prior use in annulment proceedings

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office recently granted the cancellation of the mark MINIME on the basis that the term 'mini me' had been widely used with regard to 3D printing services before the mark's filing date.

Jon Chesman

Will director-shareholders always be liable to repay unlawful dividends?

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

A series of recent cases have examined the circumstances in which a dividend can be challenged on the basis that it has been unlawfully paid.

Giffy Pardede

New regulation establishes penalties for failure to repatriate proceeds of natural resources exports

Energy & Natural Resources - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The start of 2019 saw a renewed attempt by the government to compel exporters of natural resources-based commodities to repatriate their export earnings and deposit them in the Indonesian financial system with the issuance of new rules in this regard.

Guido de Vos

Airport of destination no safe haven for claims under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal recently denied jurisdiction against an airline and its ground-handling agent in a case concerning a claim for loss of cargo from the agent's premises at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Samuel Yang

Cyberspace administration passes review on precondition for purchase contracts for network products and services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently released the Cybersecurity Review Measures (Draft for Comment).

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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