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Mathieu Laurent

Luxembourg District Court rules on company wrongdoing as ground for piercing corporate veil

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Luxembourg District Court recently ruled that a wrongful action committed by a company in the context of third-party attachment proceedings was justification to pierce the corporate veil.

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

William Jones

Court of Appeal enforces foreign arbitral award in favour of Brazilian airline

Arbitration & ADR - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier decision of the Grand Court, thereby allowing the enforcement of an International Chamber of Commerce arbitral award issued in favour of a Brazilian airline.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

David Schwartz

Late PCT national phase entry in Canada as of right will soon come to an end

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Substantial amendments to the Patent Act and new Patent Rules came into force in October 2019.

Phillipe De Wulf

Last call to implement electronic voting or voting by letter for COVID-19-proof social elections

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

In principle, companies should have decided whether to vote electronically in the social elections as early as February 2020.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan