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Kay C Georgi

Trump bars investments by US persons in Communist Chinese military companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In his last days in office, President Trump has taken a swipe against companies identified by the Department of Defence as Communist Chinese military companies by prohibiting US persons from investing in such companies.

Bernardo Freitas

Hostile dispute between Stone and TOTVS over merger with Linx

Corporate Finance/M&A - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

The recent dispute between StoneCo Ltd and TOTVS SA over the acquisition of Linx SA has brought to light many important matters, especially directors' responsibility for damages caused to a company or its shareholders.

Richard Schmidt

Can judges control excessive terms in lease agreements?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Can parties stipulate in a commercial lease that a user charge amounting to three times the monthly rent will apply if the lessee fails to vacate the leased premises? Further, can a judge qualify such an excessive fee as a penalty which the court can reduce? This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision in order to address these questions..

Marco Vatta

Wine as case study for diverse IP rights

Intellectual Property - South Africa
Spoor & Fisher

With regard to the IP rights that exist in viticulture and viniculture, winemaking provides a comprehensive case study when unpacking plant breeders' rights, registered designs, patents and trademarks.

Charles Le Maistre

Lockdown fails to dampen buoyant property market

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The start of lockdown initiated a significant slowdown in the property market in early Spring 2020.

Laura Shirreffs

COVID-19 and residential tenancies: where are we now?

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The States of Jersey enacted the COVID-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 in an attempt to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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