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Victoria King

Grand Court provides clarity on costs

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A recent costs ruling has provided welcome clarity on the circumstances in which the Grand Court will make a costs award on the indemnity basis.

Dan Renberg

Biden to utilise Export-Import Bank as key element in new International Climate Finance Plan

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Joe Biden recently announced his International Climate Finance Plan as a follow up to his January 2021 Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.

Tommy Grosskreutz

Opposition Division revokes plastic bottle patent

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grünecker

A European patent which related to bottles made of plastic was recently revoked in its entirety for not complying with Article 76(1) of the European Patent Convention.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court blesses momentous decision of representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently considered for the first time the blessing of a momentous decision of a court-appointed representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries of a trust to enter into a settlement agreement in respect of claims against the trust.

Steffen Maelicke

Ever Given grounding: who is liable for carrier and forwarder delays?

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The grounding of the Ever Given container vessel in the Suez Canal caused considerable congestion for many other vessels which were trapped on both sides of the canal.

Bruno Floriani

When it's not 'better late than never' with franchisee claims

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

The Quebec Superior Court recently revisited certain franchising principles and reaffirmed the leading principles of Dunkin' Brands Canada Ltd v Bertico inc concerning the duties of franchisors, while holding both franchisor and franchisee responsible for their respective actions and negligence that led to the downfall of their relationship.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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