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Robert Alderson

Patent licensing – interview

Intellectual Property - Finland
Berggren Oy

​​​In this podcast, Berggren partners Mariella Massaro and Robert Alderson interview Sonja London, licensing executive at Nokia, visiting lecturer at Aalto University, Finland, and past president of the Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia.

Mark Chorazak

Getting smart: financial regulators seek input on AI

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Various federal agencies recently issued a request for information (RFI) which seeks insight into the financial industry's use of AI in the provision of financial services to customers and appropriate AI governance, risk management and controls.

Marcel Meinhardt

New unilateral conduct rules significantly broadened

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

Parliament recently approved a counterproposal to the Fair Price Initiative, thereby revising the Cartel Act and adopting the concept of 'relative market power'.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

PIB 2020 and ministerial consent for assignments, novations and changes of control

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

One of the unstated objectives of the Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 is to clarify the law and practice of ministerial consent for assignments of interest in upstream oil and gas licences and leases.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: 'momentous decision' applications by trustees

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

The terms of a trust deed will usually extend the powers conferred on trustees by the Trusts (Guernsey) Law 2007.

Marc Kish

Short-form mergers: Changyou.com judgment confirms appraisal rights

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court has confirmed that shareholders of companies that effect a short-form merger pursuant to Section 233(7) of Part XVI of the Companies Act (2021 Revision) are entitled to be paid the fair value of their shares on dissenting from the merger under Section 238 of the act.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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