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Oliver Passmore

Royal Court demonstrates its ability to assist in administration of foreign trusts

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent decision, the Royal Court considered – for the first time – whether it can exercise a foreign statutory power on the application of a trustee of a foreign trust.

Craig Cordle

Guernsey ticks right boxes to attract increasing private equity investment from United States

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Guernsey ticks all the right boxes when it comes to private equity – both private and listed.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

Patricia Yeung

More funding for Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme to provide a wage subsidy to eligible employers for six months in exchange for them refraining from making any redundancies during the subsidy period and using the subsidy to pay employees' wages.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court scrutinises admissibility of videoconference hearings

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently determined the admissibility of conducting an arbitral hearing by means of a videoconference in the context of challenge proceedings.

Marcella Ballard

Amazon launches new Counterfeit Crimes Unit

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Despite the implementation of several programmes in recent years, the traffic of counterfeit goods remains a problem for Amazon.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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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