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Jacky Darsono

Without prejudice according to a 'reasonable person'

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of First Instance of the High Court recently reviewed the legal principles that underpin the protection afforded to without prejudice communications.

Stephan Schmalzl

Multiple assignments of future receivables

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently addressed the effects of an agreed sale of a plot of land on the security assignment of the future receivables under the lease agreement regarding such plot.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Regulatory Authority for Energy approves gas distribution network development for rest of Greece

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Regulatory Authority for Energy Decision 1615/2020 – which approves the Public Gas Distribution Networks SA 2021 to 2025 development programme for the distribution network for the rest of Greece (ie, areas of Greece other than Attica, Thessalonica and Thessaly) – was recently published in the Official Journal.

Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Jesper Windahl

Is an FOB seller which receives a bill of lading bound by its jurisdiction clause?

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently considered whether a freight on board seller which had received a bill of lading as a receipt for delivery of cargo was bound by said bill of lading's jurisdiction clause.

Noah Rubins

Paris Court of Appeal maintains pro-arbitration stance by upholding ICC award

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Paris Court of Appeal recently confirmed its longstanding pro-arbitration stance by upholding a $646 million award against a company owned by an Angolan billionaire.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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