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Stacey L Corr-Irvine

Cram-up Chapter 11 plans: reinstatement and indubitable equivalence

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

'Cramdown' Chapter 11 plans, under which a bankruptcy court confirms a plan over the objection of a class of creditors, are relatively common.

Simona Zangrandi

New step-up option on taxpayer assets introduced

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

Decree-Law 104/2020 recently introduced a new opportunity for Italian companies to step up the cost of tangible and intangible assets (real estate and other immovable properties which are built or for resale are excluded) and participation in controlled and associated companies included in financial statements as of 31 December 2019.

Steffen Maelicke

Yacht hull insurance: coverage if insured was unaware that yacht was unfit to sail

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Flensburg court considered damage to a sailing yacht which had occurred during a sailing regatta (ie, a series of boat races) in 2010.

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.

Olamide Aleshinloye

Yet another anti-corruption agency?

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The federal government recently announced its intention to establish yet another anti-corruption agency.

Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

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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