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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..

Anand Shah

RBI issues regulatory framework for housing finance companies

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

The Reserve Bank of India recently issued a circular introducing changes to the regulatory framework for housing finance companies (HFCs).

Mădălina Neagu

New law on debureaucratising functioning of companies enters into force

Corporate & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

Law 223/2020 recently introduced a series of important changes to the Companies Law.

Radhika Gaggar

To be or not to be (a trustee)?

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Over the past decade, there has been a renaissance of private trusts which act as holding entities for private family wealth or provide employee benefits.

Joanne van Harmelen

Battling COVID-19: mechanisms for access to antiviral products and diagnostics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

While the world is in the grip of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the patenting of pharmaceutical and biological compositions and the launch of generic products is even more hotly debated than before, particularly in the world's developing and least-developed countries.

John Pearson

CIGA and Cape Town Convention: insolvency and aviation

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 shifted the focus of the UK insolvency regime from administration and liquidation to rescue and recovery and introduced numerous interesting features that apply to companies experiencing financial difficulties.

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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