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Alicia Herrador Muñoz

Composition of active mass: description of goods and rights

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Under Article 198 et seq of the Consolidated Text of the Bankruptcy Law, the bankruptcy administration must prepare an inventory of the insolvent party's assets and rights, including their value, by the end of the day immediately preceding the day on which it presents its report.

Jennifer L Key

Death of demand response opt-outs?

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

It has been more than one month since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed eliminating the state opt-out with regard to retail customer participation in demand response programmes in organised wholesale markets.

Xingnan Ming

SPC invalidates copycat N trademarks

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In an exemplary trademark case concerning major sport footwear manufacturer New Balance, the Supreme People's Court ruled that a single-letter mark can become distinctive and famous in the market through long-term use and promotion and that the bad faith of registrants of disputed marks must be considered in determinations of similarity..

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.

Jesse W Markham

Novel court ruling offers insight into antitrust exemptions and legitimate competitor communications

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

The District of Columbia District Court recently issued the first judicial interpretation of 49 US Code Section 10706(a)(3)(B)(ii), which sets out an evidentiary exemption relating to certain agreements among railroads.

David Goldhaber

Post-accident practices

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

In the aftermath of an incident, there are many factors to consider and actions which must be taken.

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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