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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.

Guy Abrahams

Why is a family investment company a good way to pass on wealth?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

If, for whatever reason, a trust or a simple outright gift to children is inappropriate, what are the alternatives? Some years ago, much was made of so-called 'family limited partnerships' and while they remain the right vehicle for some, they are appropriate only for those with at least £10 million to spare because of the financial regulations to which they are subject.

W Todd Miller

Supreme Court clarifies scope of FTC's powers and prohibits it from common strategy for seeking monetary relief

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

More than four decades after the Federal Trade Commission began filing consumer protection actions in federal court for retroactive monetary relief without first completing an administrative proceeding, and more than two decades after it began using this same approach in antitrust cases, the Supreme Court has finally weighed in on the practice, unanimously declaring that it has never been authorised by law..

Lucy Lewis

COVID-19 vaccination – updated FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers are facing many difficult and untested employment law issues as the United Kingdom rolls out its COVID-19 vaccination programme.

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.

Gordon Moir

Proposed new laws aim to eliminate rural mobile 'not spots' and speed up 5G roll-out

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

The government is proposing law changes to boost ongoing efforts to improve rural connectivity.

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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