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Catharine Bell

Family governance – enforceability and sustainability in private wealth structures

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
Forsters LLP

Any legal structure incorporating family governance principles will be a hybrid of elements from corporate governance but with flexibility that is not possible in a truly commercial context; rigid structures and families rarely go together.

Nina M Hanevold-Sandvik

Maritime casualties in the High North

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

As noted in the white paper on Norway's Arctic policy, maritime activities in the High North are expected to increase due to improved accessibility resulting from melting sea ice, the high potential for increased commercial exploitation of marine and offshore resources and the successful marketing of the Arctic as a tourist destination.

Sergi Giménez Binder

The new normal? COVID-19 legislation: safety measures

Aviation - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Since the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020, governments worldwide have made significant efforts to cope with this unforeseen situation and control the spread of the virus.

Young-min Kim

Doctrine of equivalents: recent developments

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

According to the doctrine of equivalents, even when an accused invention includes a modified element in contrast with the elements in the patented claim, if they are practically equivalent, the accused invention infringes the patented invention.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Martin J Valasek

Streaming finance agreements: a dispute resolution perspective

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

Streaming agreements are increasingly relied on by mining companies as a primary source of financing.

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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