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Ziad Obeid

Landmark decisions in banking sector amid ongoing COVID-19 and economic crisis

Litigation - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

Despite the lockdown and its impact on court activities, decisions have been handed down by judges of summary proceedings in an attempt to restore the rule of law in response to the de facto capital controls imposed by local banks.

Charles M Oellermann

Use of cash collateral to pay prepetition debt not prohibited by Jevic

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

The ability of a bankruptcy trustee or a Chapter 11 debtor in possession to use cash collateral during the course of a bankruptcy case may be vital to the debtor's prospects for a successful reorganisation.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Recent amendments to law on protection of competition

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

After rounds of revisions and failed enactment attempts over a span of several years, the proposal for amendments to Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition has finally been approved by Parliament.

Peter S Spivack

DOJ updates roadmap to effective compliance programmes

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has updated its guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes, providing increased clarity on some of the key questions that prosecutors ask in assessing the adequacy of corporate compliance programmes when making charging, sentencing and plea and settlement decisions.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Trademark including well-known stage name of professional athlete should be refused registration

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

According to Article 30-1(13) of the Trademark Act, trademarks containing another person's portrait or well-known name, stage name, pseudonym or alternative name should be refused registration unless said person consents to the application.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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