International Law Office

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Meaghan Kent

Mixed reactions as copyright owners ring in 2021 with CASE Act

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

After years of similar pending legislation, Congress passed the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act, buried deep in the thousands of pages of the COVID-19 relief bill.

Christian Holzer

EIAs: grubbing ups and path clearances for overhead electrical power lines to be treated differently

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

When it comes to clearing a path in a forest to construct and operate an overhead electrical power line, electricity grid operators face various legal issues.

Kamil Zawicki

Erroneous charging inconsistent with tariff conditions justifies administrative fine

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Supreme Court recently applied Article 56(1)(6) of the Energy Law to clarify when the Polish regulator can impose an administrative fine on an energy company.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Sarah Rausi

Revised COVID-19 Wage Supplement Scheme launched

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In a recent press conference, the government announced details of a revision of the Wage Supplement Scheme, under which COVID-19 business aid will no longer be calculated on the basis of an entity's Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community classification code, but rather on loss of turnover.

Jesper Windahl

Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that a charter agreement was binding on a charter even though a conditional test of the vessel was not performed.

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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