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Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Shaun Boedicker

In Broadview 'rehearing' order, FERC channels Emily Litella: "Never Mind"

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has handed down a rehearing order in Broadview Solar, LLC.

Lee Nair

Flexi-job apprenticeships – more flexibility for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In the Spring 2021 Budget, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced a £7 million fund to operate a new flexi-job apprenticeship programme.

Anthony Thompson

Making and updating a will: a crucial estate planning tool

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Making a will is a vital part of any estate planning exercise.

Fabian Huber

COVID-19 pandemic: relief for vaccination damage provided by law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Vaccinations represent a ray of hope in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alain Levy

Private M&A deals: the price is not everything! Supreme Court orders a transfer of shares despite a dispute over the price

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AYACHE

In a recent case, following the majority shareholder's exercise of a call option, a minority shareholder refused to transfer their shares and argued that such transfer could not be enforced by the court as the transfer price of the shares had not been agreed and had to be determined by an expert.

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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