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Protection of plant varieties under plant breeders' rights

Intellectual Property - Norway
Bryn Aarflot AS

Plant breeders' rights provide protection of plant varieties.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Insolvency & Restructuring - 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.

Foo Joon Liang

Oppression action: court's discretion has limits

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Section 346 of the Companies Act 2016 provides the courts with wide powers to grant remedies as they deem necessary to bring an end to the matters complained of in an oppression action.

Ahmed Murad

Aircraft lease and registration – Q&A

Aviation - Maldives
Mazlan & Murad Law Associates

This article answers questions concerning the lease and registration of aircraft in the Maldives, including what entities are entitled to register an aircraft, how leases governed by foreign laws are enforced and the qualifying conditions for applying for an all operational wet and dry lease..

Victoria Vilar

General shareholders' meeting has sole authority to appoint auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts

Corporate & Commercial - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In a recent decision, the General Directorate of Legal Affairs reiterated that the power to appoint an auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts lies with a company's general shareholders' meeting.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on tying in postal sector

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld the Competition Council's finding that FK Distribution used its power on the market for the distribution of unaddressed mail (print circulars) to gain a competitive advantage, which was not based on its own merits, on the market for the distribution of digital circulars.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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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