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Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Neetika Ahuja

MCA introduces stricter compliance requirements for LLPs

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In order to improve limited liability partnership (LLP) compliance and regulate the designated partners of LLPs, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently stated that it will extend certain sections of the Companies Act 2013 to the Limited Liability Partnership Act and therefore LLPs.

Varun Sharma

Court rules on effect of compromise or compounding in predicate offence proceedings under PMLA

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Bombay High Court was recently posed with an issue regarding the fate of proceedings under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 in the event of compromise or compounding in a predicate offence.

Bernd Rajal

Electricity producers welcome in future energy communities

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

As long as experienced market participants, ideally with the appropriate financial strength, are prohibited from participating in an energy community, the question remains as to which entities will set up and operate energy communities.

Aron C Beezley

LPTA procurements greatly restricted under new FAR rule

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council recently issued its long-awaited final rule limiting the ability of civilian agencies to use the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) procurement method.

Gautam Ganjawala

Stepping out of the shadows: RBI's proposed scale-based approach to NBFC regulation

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

The Reserve Bank of India recently issued a discussion paper which proposes a significant overhaul of its approach to the regulation of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), commonly referred to as 'shadow banks'.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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