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Marc Kish

Snapshot: determining whether a petition debt is disputed on substantial grounds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It is trite law that where a petition debt is disputed in good faith and on substantial grounds, the Grant Court's ordinary practice is to dismiss or strike out the winding-up petition.

Garon Anthony

Money transfer for specific purpose – High Court ruling on Quistclose trusts

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Quistclose trusts classically arise in situations where loans are made for a specific purpose.

Gan Khong Aik

Derivative proceedings: leave of court is substantive legal requirement

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that Sections 347(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016, which require leave of court to be obtained before any action may be initiated on behalf of a company and any such action to be brought in the name of the company, are substantive law and not merely procedural.

Andrew Osborne

Q&A on new immigration system

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers have lots of questions regarding the new immigration system that will apply in 2021, particularly with regard to the Skilled Worker visa, which will replace Tier 2 (General) from 1 January 2021.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court orders minister of health to issue NOC to Fresenius Kabi for biosimilar

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Justice Manson of the Federal Court recently ordered the minister of health to issue a notice of compliance to Fresenius Kabi for IDACIO (adalimumab), a biosimilar of AbbVie's HUMIRA.

Charles Le Maistre

Lockdown fails to dampen buoyant property market

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The start of lockdown initiated a significant slowdown in the property market in early Spring 2020.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan