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Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

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.

Bernardine Adkins

Taking back control – all you need to know but never dared to ask about the UK sanctions regime

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

By contrast to a good part of UK law post-Brexit, the United Kingdom's autonomous sanctions regime is not a simple 'copy and paste' of existing EU law.

Jennifer Fox

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

Insolvency & Restructuring - 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.

Bahari Yeow Tien Hong

Is my name truly mine?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In a recent case concerning a popular nasyid singer and composer, the Federal Court answered the question of law of who has the locus standi to commence a common law passing-off action as the owner of goodwill where two entities are entitled to claim such goodwill.

Valery Narezhniy

Range of benefits for companies domiciled in SARs significantly expanded

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Numerous amendments to Federal Law 290-FZ on International Companies and International Funds recently entered into force, expanding the opportunities for international companies to redomicile to Russia and for international holding companies to enjoy tax benefits.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru