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Pedro Cortés

Gaming industry – public policy for a fresh era

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In recent weeks, the discussion on the future of Macau's economic engine – the gaming industry – has intensified.

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.

Bernardine Adkins

Taking back control – all you need to know but never dared to ask about the UK sanctions regime

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

By contrast to a good part of UK law post-Brexit, the United Kingdom's autonomous sanctions regime is not a simple 'copy and paste' of existing EU law.

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.

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.

Marie Berard

Commercial Court declines to lift stay on enforcement of arbitral awards against Russia

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently declined to lift a stay of the hearing of an application for the enforcement, under the Arbitration Act 1996, of certain arbitral awards and a related jurisdictional objection by the respondent (Russia) on grounds of sovereign immunity.

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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