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Victor Onyegbado

Shipping loans and collateral damage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipping finance transactions are characterised by peculiar risk factors principally on account of shipping assets' transient operations.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court rules that inter partes review time-bar determinations are not appealable

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Supreme Court recently ruled by a seven-to-two majority that determinations by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of whether to apply the time bar of 35 US Code 315(b) to inter partes review proceedings are not appealable.

Marco Torsello

Premium interest rate payable to creditors which file claims before Italian courts

Litigation - Italy
ARBLIT Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

Creditors taking legal action before the Italian courts to secure payment against their debtors have long regarded this as a nightmare option due to the length and complexity of Italian civil proceedings.

Rainer Herzig

Reimbursement for medicine not listed in Reimbursement Code?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Although Austrian social security provides for a legal entitlement to benefits in kind (ie, free administration of medicines listed in the Reimbursement Code, except for a small prescription fee), the Organisation of Austrian Social Security is reluctant to reimburse the cost of medicines not listed in the Reimbursement Code.

Yvonne Frederiksen

Employer discharges heavy burden of proof at Supreme Court

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Under the Act on Equal Treatment of Men and Women, if an employee is dismissed while on pregnancy or maternity leave, the employer will have the onus of proving that the dismissal was not in any way connected to these circumstances.

Mathew Newman

Snapshot: recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

There are two routes for the enforcement of foreign judgments in Guernsey.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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