International Law Office

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Tom Nener

Online infringement: when is a platform 'targeted' at a territory?

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

Unsurprisingly, the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdowns has resulted in increased consumer shopping online.

Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen

BIMCO launches Asvtime for accommodation support vessels

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) recently expanded its suite of offshore contracts by launching the new standard time charter for accommodation support vessels, the Asvtime.

John Pearson

Come hell, high water or pandemic – COVID-19 will not frustrate aircraft lease agreements

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The Commercial Court recently rejected an airline's argument that the COVID-19 pandemic had frustrated its aircraft lease agreements and that it was therefore relieved of its contractual obligation to make rent payments.

Ramonne Gardiner

Homeowners Protection Act – time to revisit

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Homeowners Protection Act was designed to provide meaningful protection to homeowners by ensuring a true and proper discourse between borrowers and financial institutions and will likely become the epicentre of the mortgage market.

Dan T Moss

Second Circuit: Madoff Ponzi scheme customers did not receive fictitious profit payments "for value"

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

In the latest chapter of more than a decade of litigation involving efforts to recover fictitious profits paid to certain customers of Bernard Madoff's defunct brokerage firm as part of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that the customers did not have a defence to avoidance and recovery because they received the payments "for value"..

Lucy Lewis

Going back to the office – latest guidance

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has published new COVID-19-secure guidance for office settings which includes updated guidance on who should go to work.

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