International Law Office

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Stephen McNaught

An uphill struggle? Drop-in planning permissions and incompatibility following Hillside case

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

A recent Court of Appeal case is the latest in a series of recent planning law cases to be decided against the developer.

Garon Anthony

Money transfer for specific purpose – High Court ruling on Quistclose trusts

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Quistclose trusts classically arise in situations where loans are made for a specific purpose.

Fred Kuchlin

Can an appeal court order repayment after it has reversed the relevant order?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

An appellate court has an inherent power to restore money paid or property transferred under an order which it has reversed, and not all contractual provisions are susceptible to being waived by election.

James Bergstrom

DITC Portal update

Corporate Tax - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The new Department for International Tax Cooperation (DITC) Portal launched in early November 2020.

Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Kay C Georgi

New ECCN proposed for emerging software used to operate nucleic acid assemblers and synthesisers

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has proposed a new Export Control Classification Number to control software that is capable of being used to operate nucleic acid assemblers and synthesisers due to concerns that such software could be used to create pathogens and toxins as biological weapons.

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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