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Jennifer Fox

Frozen in time: do limitation periods apply to claims against Cayman companies in liquidation?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Previously, it was generally understood that the Cayman approach to claims against companies in liquidation followed the English position on the issue of limitation – that is, the limitation period ceased to run once the company went into liquidation, with some exceptions.

Feng Zheng

How new Patent Law transforms patent litigation

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The fourth amendment to the Patent Law, which makes substantial changes to patent filing and enforcement, recently took effect.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK to examine TV broadcasters' practices

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) recently announced the launch of two anti-monopoly proceedings against Polsat Television and four Discovery Group entities.

Daniel Maine

Individual accountability: expectations of senior management in JFSC-regulated firms

Banking & Financial Services - Jersey
Ogier

Internationally, there has been an increasing focus by regulators on promoting individual accountability within financial services businesses, and it is reasonable to assume that the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) will take a similar approach.

Lucy Lewis

HR headaches for the holiday season

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government is easing legal restrictions in relation to domestic and foreign travel at a time when many employees have built up significant holiday entitlement and are longing for a break.

Lawrence Theall

'Additional insured' coverage and multiple insurers: duty to defend and allocation of defence costs

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

Insureds which suffer a loss may find that they are covered by multiple insurance policies for that loss.

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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