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Oscar Mago

Cancellation of trademark registrations

Intellectual Property - Peru
OMC Abogados & Consultores

It is possible to cancel the registration of a trademark where it can be proved that the owner, licensee or other authorised party has not used the trademark in Peru for three consecutive years.

Rachael Markham

Insolvency protection laws extended – where are we now?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 introduced a number of temporary changes to UK insolvency laws.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Can majority foreign-owned companies purchase a majority stake in a Nigerian oil and gas E&P company?

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

In some circumstances, the indigenous preference provisions in the Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 may disadvantage the Nigerian economy as a whole, and its oil and gas sector in particular.

Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act reflected the Cayman Islands' commitment to its obligations as a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Inclusive Framework and corresponding EU requirements for no or nominal tax jurisdictions.

Hao Zhan

Applicants must disclose facts when prompted by insurers to avoid rescission

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

When concluding insurance contracts, applicants have a duty of disclosure.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Director disqualification: 12-year disqualification penalty imposed

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

When considering the penalties imposed on directors of Guernsey companies for misconduct or breaches of the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008, arguably the most serious penalty which can be imposed is a disqualification order.

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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