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Marco Manzone

Limitation of shipowners' liability

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The concept of limitation of a shipowner's liability is well known in maritime law and is generally the same across many maritime jurisdictions.

Jesse W Markham

Novel court ruling offers insight into antitrust exemptions and legitimate competitor communications

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

The District of Columbia District Court recently issued the first judicial interpretation of 49 US Code Section 10706(a)(3)(B)(ii), which sets out an evidentiary exemption relating to certain agreements among railroads.

Jan Clinck

Can Belgian companies use EU vaccine certificates?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Commission is setting up a vaccine passport system (the so-called 'Digital Green Certificate') to enable European citizens to travel easily and safely within the European Union in Summer 2021.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Snapshot: application to court for restoration of Guernsey company

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

In Guernsey, there is a relatively quick and easy process for restoring companies to the Register of Companies when they have been struck off and dissolved.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Jennifer L Key

Death of demand response opt-outs?

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

It has been more than one month since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed eliminating the state opt-out with regard to retail customer participation in demand response programmes in organised wholesale markets.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru