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Mathew Newman

Royal Court issues letter of request to High Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Two joint administrators recently applied to the Royal Court of Guernsey seeking an order that it issue the High Court of Justice of England and Wales with a letter of request to act in aid of and auxiliary to the Royal Court in recognising their appointment as administrators of a company.

Colin Leckey

Trade union's Deliveroo judicial review challenge fails

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The High Court recently dismissed a judicial review challenge to a finding by the Central Arbitration Committee that Deliveroo riders are not workers.

Craig R Chiasson

Court of appeal declares notice to arbitrate null due to its attempt to achieve consolidation without consent

Arbitration & ADR - Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently declared a notice to arbitrate a nullity because it sought to commence four separate arbitrations against three different parties under four separate arbitration agreements.

Benson R Cohen

Volcker Rule: agencies propose to implement community bank exemption and revise name-sharing rule

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The five US federal agencies responsible for implementing the Volcker Rule have individually released a related notice of proposed rulemaking.

Jan Erik Janssen

Broadening subsidy scheme for renewable energy: from SDE+ to SDE++

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The minister of economic affairs and climate policy recently announced that the scope of the main subsidy scheme for renewable energy in the Netherlands, the Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production, will be broadened.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit holds that patent term extension not invalid for obviousness-type double patenting

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that a patent term extension (PTE) granted pursuant to 35 USC Section 156 was not invalid for obviousness-type double patenting.

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