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Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Jesper Windahl

Is an FOB seller which receives a bill of lading bound by its jurisdiction clause?

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently considered whether a freight on board seller which had received a bill of lading as a receipt for delivery of cargo was bound by said bill of lading's jurisdiction clause.

Sergey Medvedev

New e-commerce rules take effect

Corporate & Commercial - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Russian Online Retail Association predicts that by 2025 the Russian e-market will be worth $128.8 billion.

Jacky Darsono

Without prejudice according to a 'reasonable person'

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Court of First Instance of the High Court recently reviewed the legal principles that underpin the protection afforded to without prejudice communications.

Mei Huang

Cognac fends off genericide attack in opposition proceeding

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2020 the China Intellectual Property Administration dismissed an opposition proceeding against the geographical indication (GI) collective trademarks COGNAC and 干邑 ('Cognac' in Chinese), which were filed by the National Interprofessional Cognac Bureau.

Paul Nimmerfall

Which company structure is best for renewable energy communities?

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

Energy communities are associations of several people, companies or public bodies that jointly generate energy from renewable sources.

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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