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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.

Lara Saguna Axiaq

Eligibility to register under Malta maritime flag

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Malta maritime flag is chosen by corporate entities and individual owners alike for both commercial and pleasure crafts of all types and sizes.

Dan Renberg

Biden to utilise Export-Import Bank as key element in new International Climate Finance Plan

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Joe Biden recently announced his International Climate Finance Plan as a follow up to his January 2021 Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.

Bruno Floriani

When it's not 'better late than never' with franchisee claims

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

The Quebec Superior Court recently revisited certain franchising principles and reaffirmed the leading principles of Dunkin' Brands Canada Ltd v Bertico inc concerning the duties of franchisors, while holding both franchisor and franchisee responsible for their respective actions and negligence that led to the downfall of their relationship.

Evelyn Dueñas Morales

White, luxury and premium brands: trademark considerations

Intellectual Property - International
OMC Abogados & Consultores

The use of logos and denominations has changed over time since more competitors now exist.

Ginevra Biadico

A purposive approach: court decides not to revoke renewable incentives following minor formal infraction

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright

A recent Council of State ruling has clarified the conditions for the award of tariffs to solar photovoltaic plants by finding that a failure to communicate construction completion to the relevant authorising authority cannot be considered a material infringement.

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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