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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.

Yoram Shiv

SPACs: tax considerations

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

While traditional initial public offerings (IPOs) have become risky, difficult and vulnerable to conflict as to the issuer's valuation, a merger or combination with an IPO-funded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) offers an alternative.

Aniketh Nair

Copyright registration is not mandatory for seeking protection under Copyright Act

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

While adjudicating an interim application, the Bombay High Court recently held that registration under the Copyright Act 1957 is not compulsory for seeking relief thereunder.

Jonathan Brosseau

Court annuls billion-dollar award, finding Crimea investment was made before BIT applied

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Paris Court of Appeal has set aside an award against Russia for the expropriation of the Crimean branch of Ukrainian state-owned bank Oschadbank.

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.

Maya Ito

METI green innovation fund

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In order to help achieve the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has decided to develop a green innovation fund of Y2 trillion as part of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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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