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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.

Jonathan Brosseau

Court of Cassation finds that a BIT's limitation period relates to admissibility, not jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

France's top court has reinstated an arbitration award rendered in investment treaty proceedings between a Canadian gold miner and Venezuela.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK closes marketing association probe with commitments

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) closed an inquiry into a marketing association with commitments.

Peter Grima

Brexit's impact on Malta as a choice of maritime flag

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Brexit has given rise to a new opportunity for the Malta Ship Registry to consolidate its prominent global maritime flag position and may have a lasting positive impact in this respect.

Fisayo Tifase

Protection of shapes and colours of goods

Intellectual Property - Nigeria
Abdulai Taiwo & Co

The understanding of trademarks in Nigeria appears limited to word marks and logo designs or devices as these are the conventional trademarks in the jurisdiction.

Gautam Ganjawala

Stepping out of the shadows: RBI's proposed scale-based approach to NBFC regulation

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

The Reserve Bank of India recently issued a discussion paper which proposes a significant overhaul of its approach to the regulation of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), commonly referred to as 'shadow banks'.

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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