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Rachael Markham

HMRC Crown preference restored from 1 December 2020 – impact on lenders and UK corporates

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Finance Act 2020 recently received royal assent, confirming the anticipated but opposed intention to restore Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as a secondary preferential creditor on insolvency.

Josefine Linden

Dynamic blocking injunction against ISPs

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

In a groundbreaking case for copyright holders and internet service providers in Sweden, the Patent and Market Court of Appeal recently declared, for the first time, that dynamic blocking injunctions are in line with Swedish legislation.

Matthew Nolan

Trade court limits president's power to impose tariffs for national security purposes

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently granted judgment in favour of an importer of steel from Turkey, ruling that there are limits on the president's power to impose tariffs for national security purposes.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice demonstrates antitrust law limits to data collection through Facebook

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently decided in interim proceedings that Facebook must implement a Federal Cartel Office order of 15 February 2019 regarding the storage and processing of user data with immediate effect until the decision in the main proceedings.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 undergoes second reading

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the House of Representatives and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring for further consideration.

Radhika Gaggar

Fortifying a will: safeguards to ensure validity

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

The validation and interpretation of a will is rather unique with respect to the significance of the surrounding circumstances and the identity and status of the parties involved.

OnDemand

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan