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Carlos P Martins

Filing insurance certificates with Canadian Transportation Agency

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

Air carriers offering scheduled international services to or from Canada must, by virtue of the Canada Transportation Act, file proof of insurance each year as a condition of maintaining their licence.

Nick Rogers

Snapshot: private fund registration – what have we learnt?

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

For the best part of 20 years, private equity sponsors and their global advisers have been attracted by the Cayman Islands' neutrality, efficiency, quality and flexibility – but also by its predictability.

Joanna Hunt

New frontier worker route launched

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

On 10 December 2020 the United Kingdom opened up a process for EEA nationals to apply for a frontier worker permit.

Y Artemis Lai

What to expect from Canada's new examination guidelines for patentable subject matter – interview

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently released new guidelines on patentable subject matter and a set of examples applying these new guidelines.

Alastair Hall

Beware: High Court refuses permission to rely on new witness statement prepared part way through trial

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court of England and Wales recently refused a claimant permission to rely on a witness statement of one its in-house lawyers, prepared during an ongoing trial, and call that witness to give oral evidence during the trial.

Claudia Bock

Competition authority imposes fine on retailer for abuse of significant market power

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently announced in a press release that it had imposed a Kc32 million (approximately €1.2 million) fine on Czech retail chain HRUŠKA, spol sro for an alleged abuse of significant market power.

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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