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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.

Maciej Durbas

Can a party continue arbitration after assigning the claim?

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Warsaw Court of Appeals recently determined whether an arbitral tribunal violated public policy when it dismissed a respondent's counterclaim that the original claim lacked locus standi.

Ana Marjančić

Better late than never: Supreme Court upholds CCA's cartel decision after almost six years

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

In 2014 the Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) rendered an infringement decision in which it found that by adopting and publishing the "Minimum Price List of Orthodontic Services" from October 2010 until October 2013, the Croatian Orthodontic Society had concluded a 'prohibited agreement' within the meaning of the Competition Act.

Jukka Kantanen

AI patenting practices are changing – but is the direction right?

Intellectual Property - European Union
Berggren Oy

Protecting AI solutions by IP rights often entails a combination of patents, agreements regarding data and use and development of systems and software, and software copyright.

Samuel Yang

Comments sought on security requirements of facial recognition data

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently released the Information Security Technology – Security Requirements of Face Recognition Data (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

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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