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Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

Paulo Monteverde

Patent and Trademark Office refuses registration of PANDEMIA mark

Intellectual Property - Portugal
BMA

In October 2020 the Patent and Trademark Office refused the registration of the mark PANDEMIA ('pandemic') for goods in Classes 32 and 33 on the grounds that the mark was contrary to accepted principles of morality.

Marie Berard

Commercial Court declines to lift stay on enforcement of arbitral awards against Russia

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently declined to lift a stay of the hearing of an application for the enforcement, under the Arbitration Act 1996, of certain arbitral awards and a related jurisdictional objection by the respondent (Russia) on grounds of sovereign immunity.

Patrick Rennie

Court finds immigration exemption under Data Protection Act non-compliant with GDPR

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

The Court of Appeal recently found that the immigration exemption under Paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 to the Data Protection Act 2018 – which disapplies some data protection rights where their application would be likely to prejudice immigration control – did not comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Jeremy Snead

Approach to interest and costs in Section 238 proceedings confirmed

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently confirmed and clarified how interest on awards in Section 238 proceedings is to be calculated and how the costs of such proceedings are to be determined.

Neetika Ahuja

Producer companies: overview of key features

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Companies Act 2013 defines a 'producer company' as a body corporate which, among other things, carries on or has an objective relating to certain specified activities.

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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