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Sandie Lyne

Court of Appeal case provides guidance for trustees when issues of trust construction arise

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article considers a recent Court of Appeal judgment regarding the interpretation of a trust instrument.

Jan Clinck

Can Belgian companies use EU vaccine certificates?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Commission is setting up a vaccine passport system (the so-called 'Digital Green Certificate') to enable European citizens to travel easily and safely within the European Union in Summer 2021.

Jonathan Brosseau

Court of Cassation finds that a BIT's limitation period relates to admissibility, not jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

France's top court has reinstated an arbitration award rendered in investment treaty proceedings between a Canadian gold miner and Venezuela.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Snapshot: application to court for restoration of Guernsey company

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

In Guernsey, there is a relatively quick and easy process for restoring companies to the Register of Companies when they have been struck off and dissolved.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Robert Goerend

Insolvency proceedings: what are the options?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Supreme Court recently reconfirmed that a liquidated company is deemed to survive passively for a period of five years further to the publication of the closure of the liquidation in the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register.

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Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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