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Mayra Reyes

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context of a hydrocarbon spill.

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court considers application of Prest in piercing corporate veil

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A separate legal entity – or rather, a 'corporate veil' – exists to separate a corporate entity from its incorporators.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover.

Christiaan Jordaan

Ontario court to insurers: give me clarity, or save your breath!

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

Timely reporting to the insurer is essential for liability insurance policies structured on a claims-made basis.

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.

Magdalena Krawczyk

Changes to rules for charging e-vehicles

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Ministry of Climate and Environment has published a draft amendment to the Act of 11 January 2018 on Electromobility and Alternative Fuels and certain other acts which proposes new regulations on the charging of e-cars.

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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