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Oliver Passmore

Royal Court blesses momentous decision of representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently considered for the first time the blessing of a momentous decision of a court-appointed representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries of a trust to enter into a settlement agreement in respect of claims against the trust.

Sarah Taylor

SPCs post-Brexit: where are we now?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

Changes to the processes for obtaining marketing authorisations for medicinal products are one of the many differences brought about as a result of the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

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.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Alleged retaliation cases after whistleblowing may be processed in the Anti-discrimination Tribunal

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government recently submitted a proposal to Parliament for the establishment of a low-threshold service in the Anti-discrimination Tribunal for the processing of alleged unlawful retaliation in notification cases.

Nicolas Contis

Court of Cassation issues reminder on time limit in legal actions which have same purpose

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

The Court of Cassation has issued a reminder that an action on the merits benefits from the interrupting effect of the prescription period for a request for summary proceedings to release escrow documents collected by a bailiff, insofar as such action is effectively included in the latter.

Jérôme Coulonvaux

Thin line between legitimate copies and unfair trade practices

Intellectual Property - Belgium
GEVERS

In Belgium, any party is generally free to copy or imitate another party's creation.

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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