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Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Neetika Ahuja

Companies (Amendment) Act and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act enacted

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Companies (Amendment) Act 2020 and the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act 2020 recently came into force, amending the Companies Act 2013 and the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 2010.

Phillipe De Wulf

Last call to implement electronic voting or voting by letter for COVID-19-proof social elections

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

In principle, companies should have decided whether to vote electronically in the social elections as early as February 2020.

Daniel Hnatchuk

Federal Court of Appeal affirms largest reported Canadian patent infringement award in history

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In previous Federal Court decisions, the court ordered Nova Chemicals Corporation to pay the Dow Chemical Company approximately C$650 million as a result of Nova's infringement of Dow's patent on novel polyethylene blends.

Jonas Löfgren

Is Swedish market for CBD oils closed?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

In 2019 the Administrative Court prohibited several companies from selling products containing CBD.

Gillian O'Regan

Hidden owners, ostensible authority and Duomatic principle

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to a recent Privy Council decision, the Duomatic principle can apply to ostensible authority as well as actual authority.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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