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Brian Dardani

Quiet enjoyment letters in lease financing transactions

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

In the context of lease financing transactions, it is not uncommon for the financier (registered owner) to refinance part of the transaction by recourse to third-party lenders, concluding a loan agreement which is typically secured by a mortgage over the vessel.

Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

Peter Steeghs

International patent applications provide you 2.5 years' decision time

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

​An international patent application, also referred to as a 'Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent application', is a single patent application which allows the applicant to continue a patent procedure in up to 153 jurisdictions to get patent protection for their invention.

Santiago García de Fuentes

Inclusion of regulated and unregulated activities in company object

Banking & Financial Services - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

A recent judicial decision has settled an appeal against a registrar's refusal to allow regulated credit and finance activities to be included in the object of a limited liability company.

Joanne van Harmelen

Would a TRIPS waiver improve access to COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - International
ENSafrica

A recent proposal calls for a waiver for all World Trade Organisation members of certain provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in relation to the "prevention, containment or treatment" of COVID-19.

Ludia Kwon

Reverse discrimination risks to consider in managing ESG aspirations

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) efforts are important but create unique risks for multinationals with US operations due to the risk of reverse discrimination litigation under US law.

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