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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.

Werner Jahnel

Revised inheritance law allows for greater flexibility

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss inheritance law will undergo a major revision which will take effect on 1 January 2023.

Christian Holzer

Supreme Administrative Court once again favours environmental organisations

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Administrative Court remains on course with its pro-environmental organisation (EO) case law.

Carlos P Martins

Contents of cockpit voice recorder released in class action

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds LLP

In a recent case, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's authorisation of the conditional release of the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) to the parties to a class action.

Francesco Pedroni

Changes to employment law in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

On 22 May 2021 Support Decree 1 was converted into law and on 26 May 2021 Support Decree 2 came into force.

François Guay

You sunk my pirate ship: Federal Court of Appeal upholds first anti-piracy site-blocking order

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently upheld a Federal Court order which enjoined Canada's main internet service providers to block their subscribers' access to certain piracy websites.

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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