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Tim Clipstone

Guernsey works for hedge funds

Banking & Financial Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article answers FAQs relating to Guernsey hedge funds.

Victor Onyegbado

Shipping loans and collateral damage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipping finance transactions are characterised by peculiar risk factors principally on account of shipping assets' transient operations.

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Mark Evans

Why you should designate Canada – and a Canadian agent – in your next Madrid application

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

A little over one year has passed since Canada overhauled its trademark legislation and acceded to the Madrid Protocol, making it easier than ever to protect trademark rights in Canada.

Patricia Yeung

More funding for Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme to provide a wage subsidy to eligible employers for six months in exchange for them refraining from making any redundancies during the subsidy period and using the subsidy to pay employees' wages.

Olivia Jamison

Government consults on ecodesign and energy information laws changes

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Until 11 November 2020, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is consulting on the draft Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information Regulations 2021.

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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