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Marie Berard

Commercial Court declines to lift stay on enforcement of arbitral awards against Russia

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently declined to lift a stay of the hearing of an application for the enforcement, under the Arbitration Act 1996, of certain arbitral awards and a related jurisdictional objection by the respondent (Russia) on grounds of sovereign immunity.

Jennifer Fox

Frozen in time: do limitation periods apply to claims against Cayman companies in liquidation?

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Previously, it was generally understood that the Cayman approach to claims against companies in liquidation followed the English position on the issue of limitation – that is, the limitation period ceased to run once the company went into liquidation, with some exceptions.

Jürg Schneider

Providers of OTT services qualify as DCPSs

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed a lower-instance court's decision that over-the-top service providers do not qualify as telecoms providers but rather as derived communications service providers under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecoms and its ordinances.

Sara Gerling

Implementation of new EU framework relating to covered bonds

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

A draft bill relating to the issuance of covered bonds was recently deposited to implement EU Directive 2019/2162/EU into Luxembourg law.

Carlos González Cortés

Assignment of patent rights

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

A patent assignment represents a total and permanent transfer of the patent from its owner (the 'assignor') to another party (the 'assignee').

Paul Sheridan

UK Emissions Trading Scheme - what's new?

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently published updated guidance on participating in the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS), which launched on 1 January 2021.

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