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Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession: judiciary fails to uphold local law or Cape Town Convention

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

Following developments earlier in 2019, aircraft repossession has continued to be in the spotlight – yet again with regard to the Oceanair Linhas Aéreas SA (commonly known as 'Avianca Brazil') bankruptcy and, in particular, the experience of lessors that sought repossession of leased aircraft therefrom.

Antony Sassi

Court reviews non-party costs orders

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently reiterated the general principles which govern its power to order a non-party to pay the costs of another party to court proceedings.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court rules on threshold for amendment terminations

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The Supreme Court recently ruled in a case concerning the validity of an amendment termination.

Mohamed Y Alem

Council of Ministers launches second offshore licensing round

Energy & Natural Resources - Lebanon
Alem & Associates

The Council of Ministers recently launched the second offshore licensing round for oil and gas exploration in numerous blocks.

Nateisha L Anderson-Bain

Extinguishment of purchasers' rights – importance of priority in unregistered land systems

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Bahamas has an unregistered land system that is based on the conveyancing laws of England and Wales issued before 1925.

Ricardo Rozas

New law allows passenger cabotage on foreign cruise vessels

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Merchant Navy Law, which includes a cabotage reservation system, implies that only Chilean vessels are permitted to provide maritime or fluvial transport services (of cargo or passengers) within Chile or its exclusive economic zone.

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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