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Devinder Singh

Can retailers use a CVA to rewrite existing lease arrangements?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Increasing pressures placed on those operating in the retail and hospitality sectors as a result of COVID-19 means that there is likely to be an increasing use of company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) in these sectors.

Andrew Osborne

Skilled Worker visa provides a shareholding solution for Tier 2 (General) migrants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Tier 2 (General) migrants cannot have a shareholding of more than 10% in their limited company sponsor; however, the skilled worker route does not include this restriction.

Rajat Taimni

GIC Re's revision of reinsurance rates and exclusion of contagious disease losses does not violate Competition Act

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

In 2020 a complaint was brought against General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC) Re before the Competition Commission of India (CCI), stating that GIC Re had enhanced reinsurance rates through the implementation of certain circulars and endorsements and incorporated a contagious disease exclusion.

Sherina Petit

LCIA Rules 2020: key changes

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The new London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Rules 2020 came into force on 1 October 2020 and apply to all LCIA arbitrations commencing from that date onwards.

Cathy Ting

Use of geographic name as trademark may constitute passing off

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

A brand owner filed an invalidation action against the trademark 約克夏茶YORK SHIRETEA and a device mark in respect of services in Class 42 for a violation of the Trademark Act.

Edmundo Elías-Fernández

Various accords and decrees modified following new LIGIE's entry into force

International Trade - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The new General Import and Export Duties Law recently entered into force, introducing a number of changes to tariff items.

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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