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Nick Rogers

Snapshot: private fund registration – what have we learnt?

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Bettina Thaulow Harto

Insurer's bankruptcy: Supreme Court rules on Lugano Convention's insolvency exception

Insurance - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

The Norwegian Supreme Court recently issued a ruling on the insolvency exception in the Lugano Convention and other jurisdictional issues in cross-border insolvencies in a case concerning Danish insurer Alpha Insurance A/S.

Ana Marjančić

Croatian Competition Agency examines legality of exclusivity clauses in lease agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

The Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) recently closed the infringement proceeding against Croatia's largest insurer which had been opened ex officio.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Are mutual termination agreements covered by the COVID-19-related termination prohibition?

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Government bodies have introduced progressive measures and restrictions to minimise the COVID-19 pandemic's negative impact on employment and sustain employment relationships.

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

Continuing rise of statutory adjudication

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

The surge in the number of disputes involving the statutory adjudication mechanism in the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (CIPAA) 2012 has led to a significant number of consequential challenges to adjudication decisions in the courts.

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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