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Steffen Maelicke

Ever Given grounding: who is liable for carrier and forwarder delays?

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The grounding of the Ever Given container vessel in the Suez Canal caused considerable congestion for many other vessels which were trapped on both sides of the canal.

Christopher Loh

Supreme Court hears oral argument on whether to abolish or modify assignor estoppel doctrine

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

'Assignor estoppel' is a common law doctrine that prevents, in district court patent litigation, an assignor of a patent from challenging the validity of the assigned patent as a defence to infringement allegations.

Oliver Payne

Avenues of redress for stakeholders in Cayman-incorporated companies facing excesses of majority shareholders

Corporate & Commercial - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Against the backdrop of differing economies, laws and regulations throughout Asia, choosing to incorporate Cayman entities into holding and investment structures allows international stakeholders to cooperate under the aegis of a stable and effective judicial system.

Becky Critchley

FCA confirms dates for cessation of LIBOR benchmarks

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The Financial Conduct Authority has formally announced the dates for the cessation of all London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark settings currently published by the Intercontinental Exchange Benchmark Administration.

Richard Khoo Boo Hin

NEM NOVA Programme: virtual meter aggregation commences

Energy & Natural Resources - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Energy Commission recently published the Guidelines for Solar Photovoltaic Installation Under Net Offset Virtual Aggregations (NOVA) Programme for Peninsular Malaysia, which set out the framework and requirements of the NOVA initiative of Malaysia's Net Energy Metering 3.0 Programme.

Noah Rubins

Paris Court of Appeal maintains pro-arbitration stance by upholding ICC award

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Paris Court of Appeal recently confirmed its longstanding pro-arbitration stance by upholding a $646 million award against a company owned by an Angolan billionaire.

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