International Law Office

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Ryoji Moroi

Updates to solar FIT decommissioning fee regulations

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In June 2020 a bill was enacted pursuant to which the Japanese authorities can withhold a portion of payments under a power purchase agreement that will instead be placed in a reserve to cover decommissioning costs.

Nayla Comair Obeid

Conventional wisdom and innovation in arbitral proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - International
Obeid Law Firm

Innovative tools and platforms represent a way to improve the international arbitral process and ensure respect for conventional wisdom.

Julien Luscuere

Seconded 'knowledge migrants' are possibly in the danger zone

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

The Hague District Court recently ruled in a case against a Chinese 'knowledge migrant' (ie, a highly skilled non-EU migrant worker) who was employed by a payroll company and subsequently seconded to a company that she owned.

Vasudha Luniya

Analysing the concept of force majeure, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In 2020 the central government issued an office memorandum which stated that the hindrances that have occurred within supply chains due to COVID-19 should fall within the purview of natural calamity and thus force majeure clauses may be invoked in situations where deemed appropriate.

Nick Crosbie

M&A market trends in 2020

Corporate Finance/M&A - European Union
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

This article – which is based on a recent study – provides insight into the legal provisions of M&A agreements across the European Union in 2020 and identifies key market trends.

Sally Edwards

Royal Court intervenes to set aside trustee decision

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Royal Court intervened to set aside a decision of the trustee not to make the spouse of the settlor a beneficiary in her own right.

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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