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Nikhil Datta

Imposing conditions to contractual consent – is it reasonable?

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Commercial Court recently provided guidance on the interpretation of consent provisions in a transport and processing agreement where such consent was not to be "unreasonably withheld".

Foo Joon Liang

Oppression versus derivative actions: courts' wide discretion maintained

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently refused leave to appeal a Court of Appeal decision which had found that the courts' powers in an oppression action are broad and unfettered.

Laura Pierallini

COVID-19-tested flights: an extra weapon in the fight against the pandemic

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

Rome Fiumicino Airport is the first Italian airport, and one of the first worldwide, to have implemented a protocol to operate COVID-19-tested flights.

Simona Zangrandi

Budget Law 2021: tax incentive for business combinations

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

Parliament recently enacted the Budget Law 2021 which, among other things, enables a portion of deferred tax assets to be converted into a tax credit relating to tax losses carried forward and excess aid to economic growth, accrued up to the fiscal year prior to that in which a business combination occurs.

Meaghan Kent

Mixed reactions as copyright owners ring in 2021 with CASE Act

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

After years of similar pending legislation, Congress passed the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act, buried deep in the thousands of pages of the COVID-19 relief bill.

Alicia Herrador Muñoz

New insolvency and restructuring measures due to COVID-19 pandemic

Insolvency & Restructuring - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Due to the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has approved Royal Decree-Law 34/2020 on urgent measures to support business solvency and the energy sector in tax matters (RDL 34/2020).

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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