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Benjamin Barrat

High Court clarifies procedure for registration and enforcement of ICSID awards

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently confirmed that the procedure for the registration and enforcement of an award made pursuant to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention does not require service of the claim form.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit to amend rules for appeals in patent cases

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently adopted several amendments to its rules of practice, which govern procedural aspects of appeals from district court patent cases and appeals from Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.

Rachael Markham

HMRC Crown preference restored from 1 December 2020 – impact on lenders and UK corporates

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Finance Act 2020 recently received royal assent, confirming the anticipated but opposed intention to restore Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as a secondary preferential creditor on insolvency.

Richard Daggett

Private equity and the response to COVID-19

Corporate Finance/M&A - International
Ogier

It is said that even though some parts of the private equity industry are in need of triage, it can survive the implications of COVID-19 because it has sufficient capital already raised but not deployed – its 'dry powder'.

Eleanor Murray

What next for possession proceedings? New PD55C imposes additional requirements on landlords

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) 55.29 came into force on 25 June 2020 and extended the stay on possession proceedings and enforcement proceedings by way of a writ or a warrant for possession until 23 August 2020.

Samuel Yang

App governance panel issues special governance report on illegal collection of personal information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The App Special Governance Panel recently issued the 2019 Special Governance Report on Apps for Illegal Collection and Use of Personal Information, summarising governance efforts from January 2019.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan