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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.

Sandie Lyne

Court of Appeal case provides guidance for trustees when issues of trust construction arise

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article considers a recent Court of Appeal judgment regarding the interpretation of a trust instrument.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Government proposes new measures to combat work-related crime

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed several new measures to prevent and counteract work-related crime, including with regard to penalising wage theft, requiring that wages be paid via bank transfer rather than in cash and approving certain businesses to limit rogue actors.

Aumair Qayum

Court of Appeal sheds further light on copyright law in relation to hyperlinking

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

A recent Court of Appeal judgment addressed the targeting of a web-based radio service and copyright infringement by an act of communication to the public under Section 20 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Stephan Schmalzl

Multiple assignments of future receivables

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently addressed the effects of an agreed sale of a plot of land on the security assignment of the future receivables under the lease agreement regarding such plot.

Robert Goerend

Insolvency proceedings: what are the options?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Supreme Court recently reconfirmed that a liquidated company is deemed to survive passively for a period of five years further to the publication of the closure of the liquidation in the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register.

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