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Peter Grima

Brexit's impact on Malta as a choice of maritime flag

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Brexit has given rise to a new opportunity for the Malta Ship Registry to consolidate its prominent global maritime flag position and may have a lasting positive impact in this respect.

Jan Erik Janssen

Crown Van Gelder decision – more clarity on scope of energy dispute resolution procedure?

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek

In its October 2020 judgment in Crown Van Gelder, the European Court of Justice clarified which complainants have standing before the national regulatory authority to lodge a claim against a transmission or distribution system operator under the Dutch expedited energy dispute resolution procedure.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Snapshot: application to court for restoration of Guernsey company

Corporate & Commercial - Guernsey
Ogier

In Guernsey, there is a relatively quick and easy process for restoring companies to the Register of Companies when they have been struck off and dissolved.

Paula Gutiérrez

Catalonia High Court of Justice confirms grant of DYNAMIC SANTIVERI trademark

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Catalonia High Court of Justice recently dismissed a contentious-administrative appeal which had been filed on the grounds of incompatibility between the trademark DYNAMIC SANTIVERI and the earlier trademark DYNAMIN.

Arthur Shay

NCC invites public comments on amendment to Cable TV Act

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

Following its unsuccessful attempt in 2020 to introduce mandatory binding arbitration into the Cable TV Act, the National Communications Commission (NCC) has proposed an alternative dispute resolution scheme for entertainment licensing between channel operators and cable system operators.

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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