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Richard Brown

This is not a wind up: BVI court approves restructuring provisional liquidation

Insolvency & Restructuring - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In a major development in BVI insolvency law and practice, the Commercial Court recently held that provisional liquidation is available to facilitate a restructuring.

Ian Mann

This is not a wind up: BVI court approves restructuring provisional liquidation

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

In a major development in BVI insolvency law and practice, the Commercial Court recently held that provisional liquidation is available to facilitate a restructuring.

Amer Pasalic

Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirms new tort for public disclosure of private facts

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released a significant decision that expands occupiers' liability for violence on their premises and affirms a new privacy tort that censures the publication of aspects of an individual's private life without their consent.

Brandon Heard

Orders of prohibition relating to polymorphic form patent for Pristiq upheld on appeal

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a pair of decisions, the Federal Court granted orders prohibiting Apotex and Teva from marketing their generic o-desmethyl-venlafaxine succinate products until the expiration of Patent 2,436,668.

Eugenio Vaccari

Shareholders' agreements – courts clarify rules for listed and non-listed companies

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Italian company law contains specific provisions for shareholders' agreements relating to listed or non-listed companies.

David R Hamill

Trump administration moves closer to decision on auto tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Commerce recently announced that it had formally submitted to President Donald Trump the results of its investigation into the effect of imports of automobiles and automobile parts on the national security of the United States.

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