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Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Emily Haithwaite

Jersey – a home for private equity fund managers

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey is witnessing a spike in the inflow of private equity fund managers establishing a physical presence on the island.

Sarah Rausi

Revised COVID-19 Wage Supplement Scheme launched

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In a recent press conference, the government announced details of a revision of the Wage Supplement Scheme, under which COVID-19 business aid will no longer be calculated on the basis of an entity's Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community classification code, but rather on loss of turnover.

Armand Aviges

'Implant files': Paris administrative court places cursor between freedom of speech and business secrecy

Healthcare & Life Sciences - France
Altana

In 2018 the so-called 'implant files' journalistic investigation concerning the certification and control of medical devices put on the market made media headlines.

Feng Zheng

Legislative overview 2020: patent law, trade secrets and judicial interpretations

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

During a volatile 2020, China's legislature completed the overhaul of an amendment to patent and copyright law and promulgated varied judicial interpretations and policy documents projected to bring substantial changes to the nation's IP landscape from 2021.

Jesper Windahl

Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that a charter agreement was binding on a charter even though a conditional test of the vessel was not performed.

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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