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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Snapshot: application to court for restoration of Guernsey company

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

In Guernsey, there is a relatively quick and easy process for restoring companies to the Register of Companies when they have been struck off and dissolved.

Antony Sassi

Court reviews witness's reluctance to travel to Hong Kong because of COVID-19

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently refused a defendant (who resides outside Hong Kong) permission to appeal a trial judge's decision not to allow her to give evidence by videoconferencing facilities at trial.

Alexander Vogel

Reporting of beneficial ownership: impact on listed companies

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Swiss law rules that the ultimate beneficial owners of a Swiss corporation must be disclosed to the company.

Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Ginevra Biadico

A purposive approach: court decides not to revoke renewable incentives following minor formal infraction

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright

A recent Council of State ruling has clarified the conditions for the award of tariffs to solar photovoltaic plants by finding that a failure to communicate construction completion to the relevant authorising authority cannot be considered a material infringement.

Jesper Windahl

Is an FOB seller which receives a bill of lading bound by its jurisdiction clause?

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently considered whether a freight on board seller which had received a bill of lading as a receipt for delivery of cargo was bound by said bill of lading's jurisdiction clause.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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