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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.

Tom Nener

Online infringement: when is a platform 'targeted' at a territory?

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

Unsurprisingly, the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdowns has resulted in increased consumer shopping online.

David R Hamill

USTR Tai takes control of Trump tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Now that United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai has officially assumed office, there have been some early developments to take ownership of both the ongoing investigations regarding digital service taxes and the EU Airbus dispute.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Director disqualification: 12-year disqualification penalty imposed

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

When considering the penalties imposed on directors of Guernsey companies for misconduct or breaches of the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008, arguably the most serious penalty which can be imposed is a disqualification order.

Alicia Herrador Muñoz

Composition of active mass under TRLC – case law

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Article 192 of the Consolidated Text of the Bankruptcy Law (TRLC) 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 before the conclusion of the bankruptcy proceedings.

Marc Kish

Short-form mergers: Changyou.com judgment confirms appraisal rights

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court has confirmed that shareholders of companies that effect a short-form merger pursuant to Section 233(7) of Part XVI of the Companies Act (2021 Revision) are entitled to be paid the fair value of their shares on dissenting from the merger under Section 238 of the act.

OnDemand

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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