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Mayra Reyes

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context of a hydrocarbon spill.

Guy Abrahams

Why is a family investment company a good way to pass on wealth?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

If, for whatever reason, a trust or a simple outright gift to children is inappropriate, what are the alternatives? Some years ago, much was made of so-called 'family limited partnerships' and while they remain the right vehicle for some, they are appropriate only for those with at least £10 million to spare because of the financial regulations to which they are subject.

Neetika Ahuja

Amendments to CSR provisions

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

​The Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently amended the Companies Act 2013 and the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules 2014, introducing a plethora of changes to the act's corporate social responsibility (CSR) provisions.

Christiaan Jordaan

Ontario court to insurers: give me clarity, or save your breath!

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

Timely reporting to the insurer is essential for liability insurance policies structured on a claims-made basis.

Gautam Ganjawala

Stepping out of the shadows: RBI's proposed scale-based approach to NBFC regulation

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

The Reserve Bank of India recently issued a discussion paper which proposes a significant overhaul of its approach to the regulation of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), commonly referred to as 'shadow banks'.

Chisako Yagi

Court dismisses Starbucks's trademark invalidation request despite survey results

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The IP High Court recently confirmed the Japan Patent Office (JPO) Trial and Appeal Board's decision to dismiss Starbucks Corporation's request to invalidate a trademark which had a similar composition to that of its own.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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