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Foo Joon Liang

Housing developers beware – aftermath of PJD

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently delivered a landmark decision concerning the delay of delivery of vacant possession for Schedule G and H-type contracts under the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Regulations.

Bruno Floriani

Cold cut for franchisees! Supreme Court of Canada denies designated supplier's duty of care for pure economic loss

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed the proposed class action brought by Mr Sub franchisees against Maple Leaf Foods for damages resulting from a listeria outbreak linked to Maple Leaf cold cuts.

Tsung-Yuan Shen

Protection of photographic works

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

With the development of technology, cameras and mobile phones now have various built-in shooting modes or parameters that enable photographers to shoot different scenes quickly.

Andreas Erotocritou

Challenging past transactions in liquidation: fraudulent preference

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

An effective weapon in a liquidator's and creditor's arsenal to ensure the fair and equal treatment of all creditors of a failing company is the ability to challenge past transactions that sought to favour one creditor to the detriment of others.

Kevin Spencer

Exxon prevails in $200 million tax penalty case

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently ruled in favour of Exxon Mobil Corporation in its battle against the government over tax penalties.

Fraser Allister

Temporary legislation for remote witnessing of signatures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Parliament has passed temporary legislation which facilitates the signing of certain documents by removing the requirement that a witness be in the immediate physical presence of the person signing.

OnDemand

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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