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Anthony Partridge

A jurisdiction of choice for Canadian HNWIs

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Canada is a thriving market for Cayman private wealth services, with the Cayman Islands' full package of wealth structuring and lifestyle factors attracting growing numbers of high-value residents from the north.

Ajay Bhargava

Conundrum of accord and satisfaction when appointing arbitral tribunals

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

There are several ways in which parties can discharge their contractual obligations – for example, the doctrine of accord and satisfaction.

David Smyth

Court considers claim to money in court once injunction discharged

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently allowed a defendant's application for the release to him of a sum of money paid into court by the plaintiffs in order to fortify an asset freezing injunction that the plaintiffs had obtained against (among others) the defendant.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

TIPO issues Q&A on examination practices of new Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2019 the new Patent Act took effect, setting stricter time limits for parties to propose attack and defence methods in invalidation procedures to avoid delays in and improve the effectiveness of invalidation examinations.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

Can interveners apply to set aside a warrant of arrest of a vessel on non-traditional grounds?

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

In a recent case, the Admiralty Court considered whether, in an admiralty action, an intervener (ie, a party other than the proper defendant) can apply to set aside a warrant of arrest of a vessel on non-traditional grounds.

W Todd Miller

Antitrust indictments for employer restraints against employees

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

In December 2020 the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted an individual employer owner, for the first time, for agreeing with a competing owner to reduce the wages that their workers were being paid.

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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