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Carlos González Cortés

Assignment of patent rights

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

A patent assignment represents a total and permanent transfer of the patent from its owner (the 'assignor') to another party (the 'assignee').

Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

Sara Gerling

Implementation of new EU framework relating to covered bonds

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

A draft bill relating to the issuance of covered bonds was recently deposited to implement EU Directive 2019/2162/EU into Luxembourg law.

Maria Ioannou

Additional public consultation on process of changing electricity supplier

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Regulatory Authority for Energy recently announced an additional public consultation on the process of changing electricity supplier.

William Leung

Court affirms need for unsatisfied tax claim to use tax gathering defence

Arbitration & ADR - Hong Kong
William KW Leung & Co

It is trite law that the Hong Kong courts will not enforce a foreign arbitral award if it amounts to indirect enforcement of foreign laws.

John Lane

Underwriters' liability for false statements made in IPO

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In December 2020 the Supreme Court handed down a decision in relation to certain obligations of lead underwriters and bookrunners in an initial public offering (IPO).

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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