International Law Office

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Nick Rogers

Snapshot: private fund registration – what have we learnt?

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

For the best part of 20 years, private equity sponsors and their global advisers have been attracted by the Cayman Islands' neutrality, efficiency, quality and flexibility – but also by its predictability.

Jesper Windahl

Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that a charter agreement was binding on a charter even though a conditional test of the vessel was not performed.

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.

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.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Key employment and immigration developments in 2020 and 2021 – interview

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the Norwegian employment and immigration world, particularly with respect to ways of working and the legal tools which employers can use.

Reto Luthiger

New licensing requirement for investment managers

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Financial Institutions Act came into force on 1 January 2020.

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