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John Pearson

Come hell, high water or pandemic – COVID-19 will not frustrate aircraft lease agreements

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The Commercial Court recently rejected an airline's argument that the COVID-19 pandemic had frustrated its aircraft lease agreements and that it was therefore relieved of its contractual obligation to make rent payments.

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: notification injunctions

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A notification injunction is an alternative to the conventional freezing order that is available where there is concern that a respondent may deal with their assets so as to frustrate the enforcement of any future judgment.

Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen

BIMCO launches Asvtime for accommodation support vessels

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) recently expanded its suite of offshore contracts by launching the new standard time charter for accommodation support vessels, the Asvtime.

Alicia Herrador Muñoz

Composition of active mass under TRLC

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

The Consolidated Text of the Bankruptcy Law introduces the concept of the 'active mass' of a bankruptcy, which constitutes all of the assets and rights integrated into the bankrupt's assets on the date of the declaration of bankruptcy, as well as those that are reintegrated to the bankrupt or acquired until the conclusion of the bankruptcy proceedings.

Ben Yuu

Trademark infringement theory – innocent or infringing?

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

Where an application for a trademark which is substantially similar to a prior registered trademark is successful, does the use of the later filed trademark constitute infringement of the prior registered trademark? This situation is not explicitly addressed by the Trademark Act, but the courts have traditionally held that it does not constitute infringement.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines six manufacturers of railway sleepers for bid rigging

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) announced that it had fined six manufacturers of wooden railway sleepers more than €3 million for bid rigging.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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