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Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Audrey Liao

Customs Administration proposes to relax regulations regarding trademark owner requests for photos

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Regulations Governing Customs Measures in Protecting the Rights and Interests of Trademarks state that trademark owners must identify whether seized goods constitute infringement within 24 hours of the seizure, an obligation which often proves burdensome.

Paul Nimmerfall

Which company structure is best for renewable energy communities?

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

Energy communities are associations of several people, companies or public bodies that jointly generate energy from renewable sources.

Stephan Schmalzl

Multiple assignments of future receivables

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently addressed the effects of an agreed sale of a plot of land on the security assignment of the future receivables under the lease agreement regarding such plot.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Snapshot: application to court for restoration of Guernsey company

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

In Guernsey, there is a relatively quick and easy process for restoring companies to the Register of Companies when they have been struck off and dissolved.

Oliver Payne

Avenues of redress for stakeholders in Cayman-incorporated companies facing excesses of majority shareholders

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Against the backdrop of differing economies, laws and regulations throughout Asia, choosing to incorporate Cayman entities into holding and investment structures allows international stakeholders to cooperate under the aegis of a stable and effective judicial system.

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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