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Oliver Passmore

Royal Court demonstrates its ability to assist in administration of foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent decision, the Royal Court considered – for the first time – whether it can exercise a foreign statutory power on the application of a trustee of a foreign trust.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court scrutinises admissibility of videoconference hearings

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently determined the admissibility of conducting an arbitral hearing by means of a videoconference in the context of challenge proceedings.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

Neetika Ahuja

Companies (Amendment) Act and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act enacted

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Companies (Amendment) Act 2020 and the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act 2020 recently came into force, amending the Companies Act 2013 and the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 2010.

Stephan Erbe

Federal Administrative Court calls off Federal Consumer Price Surveyor

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

In Spring 2018 the Federal Customs Administration ordered two Swiss forwarders to apply the simplified customs declaration procedure for certain imports.

Marcel Meinhardt

ElCom points to possible danger to security of supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The revision of the Electricity Supply Act is in full swing.

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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