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Mathew Newman

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

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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.

Christian Holzer

EIAs: grubbing ups and path clearances for overhead electrical power lines to be treated differently

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

When it comes to clearing a path in a forest to construct and operate an overhead electrical power line, electricity grid operators face various legal issues.

Peggy Sharon

Statutory damages under Aviation Services Law cannot be claimed in class actions

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In August 2020 the Central District Court dismissed several requests for the certification of class actions which had been filed against different airlines on the basis that statutory damages under the Aviation Services Law cannot be claimed in class actions.

Mathew Newman

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

Insolvency & Restructuring - 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.

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.

Daniel Davies

Federal Court continues trend of granting summary judgment in appropriate patent proceedings

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In a recent case, the Federal Court granted summary judgment in favour of the plaintiff in respect of its patent impeachment action.

OnDemand

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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