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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.

Natalie Foster

Steel & Tube decision: Court of Appeal rules on sentencing and determining company's state of mind

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

After pleading guilty to 24 representative charges under the Fair Trading Act for false representations relating to seismic grade mesh, Steel & Tube received a fine from the District Court, which was increased by the High Court.

Jennifer L Key

Death of demand response opt-outs?

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

It has been more than one month since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed eliminating the state opt-out with regard to retail customer participation in demand response programmes in organised wholesale markets.

Christiaan Jordaan

Ontario court to insurers: give me clarity, or save your breath!

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

Timely reporting to the insurer is essential for liability insurance policies structured on a claims-made basis.

Patrick O'Brien

Supreme Court of Appeal makes rare patent judgment

Intellectual Property - South Africa
Spoor & Fisher

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently handed down a rare patent judgment in a case in which a patent infringement claim had been met by an attack on the validity of the patent.

Mayra Reyes

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context of a hydrocarbon spill.

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