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Jesper Windahl

Court rules that parking of goods trailer on lit roadside constitutes gross negligence

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently determined whether a Danish carrier was liable for the theft of €172,000 worth of toys which had been stolen from a subcarrier's trailer while it was parked at night.

James Campbell

An ideal location in uncertain times for family offices

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised immediate issues for many wealthy families, notably around tax residency and immigration, but on the flip side it has given wealthy families the opportunity to take stock and consider how they want to be structured and, fundamentally, where they want their family office to be located.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

TIPO issues Q&A on examination practices of new Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2019 the new Patent Act took effect, setting stricter time limits for parties to propose attack and defence methods in invalidation procedures to avoid delays in and improve the effectiveness of invalidation examinations.

David R Hamill

Hot-button trade issues in 2021

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The last four years have been turbulent, to say the least, with more changes to come under the Biden administration.

Ajay Bhargava

Conundrum of accord and satisfaction when appointing arbitral tribunals

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

There are several ways in which parties can discharge their contractual obligations – for example, the doctrine of accord and satisfaction.

Barbara Wilbrink

Theft of luxury watches from storage raises questions over carrier liability

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

An armed robbery at a warehouse provided the basis for an unfortunate – but legally interesting – recent case in the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.

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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