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Herman Steen

UK Supreme Court decision in Renos case: position under Nordic Plan

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

The UK Supreme Court's recent landmark decision in the Renos case clarifies that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the English Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Pedro Cortés

Gaming and economic diversification: is Macau merely a gaming tourist region?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Economic diversification cannot be achieved overnight; nonetheless, the government regularly promotes it in public announcements.

Alexander Vida

All that jazz: bad-faith trademark applications

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Hungarian case law has prohibited acting in bad faith for centuries – particularly since the introduction of the Civil Code 1958 and the Trademark Act 1979.

Freddy Karyadi

Lending market review 2019

Banking - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Fintech-based lending in Indonesia grew rapidly in 2019.

Charles Allen

Overseas intervener in Hong Kong

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In re Zadeh v Registrar of Companies, the Court of First Instance held that an application by an overseas company to intervene as a party in existing proceedings in Hong Kong did not expose it to a liability to provide security for costs and that, even if the court did have jurisdiction to order security for costs, it would not have ordered the intervener to do so.

John Pearson

Letters of credit in aircraft leasing: a refresher

Aviation - International
Vedder Price LLP

Letters of credit are often issued in aircraft leasing transactions as an alternative to the provision of a cash security deposit and, less frequently, the obligation to pay maintenance reserves in cash.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA