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Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

Patrycja Nowakowska

Collection of capacity fee – role of distribution system operator

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

On 1 January 2021 the capacity fee came into force.

Rainer Herzig

No profit from blood donations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether a lump-sum compensation for expenses must be considered profit.

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.

Marcel Meinhardt

First judicial review of dawn raid confirms easily met requirements

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

In March 2021 the Federal Administrative Court judicially reviewed a search warrant and confiscation order in the context of a dawn raid carried out by the Competition Commission.

Live Marie Hansen

Protection of plant varieties under plant breeders' rights

Intellectual Property - Norway
Bryn Aarflot AS

Plant breeders' rights provide protection of plant varieties.

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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