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Oliver Passmore

Z Trusts judgment: whose rights take priority when a trust is insolvent?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Court of Appeal recently handed down a long-awaited judgment in the Z Trusts case.

K Shanti Mogan

Federal Court rules on test applicable to applications to restrain arbitration proceedings made by non-parties

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Federal Court recently overturned a Court of Appeal decision on the test which applies to applications to restrain arbitration proceedings made by non-parties to the proceedings.

Simon Hart

What makes a Quistclose trust?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently set out the relevant circumstances in which a Quistclose trust can arise in the context of bank transfers.

Gordon Drakes

Economic duress and franchising: when does a threat not to enter into a contract amount to economic duress?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal considered whether a threat not to enter a contract could amount to economic duress, holding that it would not unless the threat was made in bad faith.

Maurus Winzap

Fundamental changes to Swiss withholding tax on interest payments

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently announced its intentions to resume the temporarily suspended Swiss withholding tax reform and set out the general framework to introduce a paying agent tax system with regard to interest payments.

Ebele Ikpeoyi

Employment law considerations during mergers

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

Mergers are one way in which companies can increase their revenue and expand their business.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey