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James Heinicke

COVID-19 restructuring and corporate recovery measures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government recently held a virtual meeting with the heads and delegates of financial services industry associations in Cayman to allow it to engage with them directly on various COVID-19-related business continuity plans relating to the financial services industry.

Xiaoling Duan

Beijing IP Court concludes first patent infringement case on microorganism protection

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Beijing IP Court recently held that two Tianjin-based companies had infringed Chinese Patent 201310030601.2, which is owned by the largest specialty mushroom grower in China, Shanghai Finc Food Co Ltd.

Rob Jardine-Brown

Notification is key: prevention principle, delay and extensions of time under shipbuilding contracts

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

A recent High Court decision provides an in-depth analysis of how, if at all, the prevention principle applies to shipbuilding contracts and the importance of good contract management to notify and seek extensions for events of delay.

Ramonne Gardiner

What impact could COVID-19 have on leases?

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government recently announced an ambitious rental assistance programme to assist tenants who have been economically affected by COVID-19 and are unable to satisfy their contractual obligation to pay rent.

Patrick McGauley

COVID-19 Weekly Report (11-17 May 2020)

Corporate Tax - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Alexander Vogel

Fulfilment of Swiss takeover offer obligation by completing a merger

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Takeover Board recently confirmed its case law on whether the obligation to make a public takeover offer may be fulfilled by completing a merger.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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