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Anthony Partridge

A jurisdiction of choice for Canadian HNWIs

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Canada is a thriving market for Cayman private wealth services, with the Cayman Islands' full package of wealth structuring and lifestyle factors attracting growing numbers of high-value residents from the north.

Carissa How

Section 368 of Companies Act: apex court rules ex parte application for restraining proceedings is valid

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision regarding applications made by a company or its creditors under Section 368 of the Companies Act 2016 to restrain proceedings against the company under a proposed scheme of arrangement appears to be a welcomed decision.

Young-min Kim

Doctrine of equivalents: recent developments

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

According to the doctrine of equivalents, even when an accused invention includes a modified element in contrast with the elements in the patented claim, if they are practically equivalent, the accused invention infringes the patented invention.

Srdjana Petronijević

Competition authority opens gun-jumping investigation in pharmacy sector

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) is investigating whether Pharmacy Janković has beached the obligation to notify the acquisition of control over a pharmacy chain in the town of Zrenjanin.

Michael Harowski

Congress confirms that Jones Act applies to offshore wind farm activities

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US wind energy sector has been growing, with a substantial focus on offshore wind farm development.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Changes to minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines for 2021

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

At the beginning of each year, the minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines prescribed by the Labour Act are revised.

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