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Joanne van Harmelen

Genetic information: a new resource to be mined?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

Given that humankind originated in Africa, Africans (and South Africans in particular) have significant genetic diversity.

Angus Davison

Guide to restructuring and corporate recovery

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

This article answers FAQs on restructuring and corporate recovery options available in the Cayman Islands, with respect to domestic procedures, cross-border procedures, creditors, avoidance transactions, contributions to liquidation estates and officer liability..

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

Samuel Yang

MIIT launches special campaign to promote governance of apps that infringe rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In order to effectively strengthen the protection of users' personal information, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the Notice on Carrying out the Special Campaign to Promote Governance on Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring that a national app testing platform management system be launched before the end of August 2020.

Stéphanie Girard

French language requirements in Quebec: an introduction

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Charter of the French Language gives the French language the status of an official language in Quebec, thus making its use mandatory in all spheres of public life in the province, including commerce and business.

Victor Onyegbado

Shipping loans and collateral damage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipping finance transactions are characterised by peculiar risk factors principally on account of shipping assets' transient operations.

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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