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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.

Paul Gonzi

Bill to amend Persons with Disability (Employment) Act

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

A bill seeking to amend Chapter 210 of the Laws of Malta, the Persons with Disability (Employment) Act, has been tabled before the House of Representatives.

Feng Zheng

How new Patent Law transforms patent litigation

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The fourth amendment to the Patent Law, which makes substantial changes to patent filing and enforcement, recently took effect.

John Lane

Underwriters' liability for false statements made in IPO

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In December 2020 the Supreme Court handed down a decision in relation to certain obligations of lead underwriters and bookrunners in an initial public offering (IPO).

Andriani Kantilieraki

Approved Preventive Action Plan for security of gas supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Regulatory Authority for Energy recently approved the Preventive Action Plan, which regulates the measures to be taken to ensure the security of gas supply in compliance with the EU Gas Supply Standard Regulation.

Aron C Beezley

GAO clarifies scope of its jurisdiction over OTA protests

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently clarified the scope of its jurisdiction over bid protests involving an agency's use of its other transaction agreement (OTA) authority.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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