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Guy Abrahams

Why is a family investment company a good way to pass on wealth?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

If, for whatever reason, a trust or a simple outright gift to children is inappropriate, what are the alternatives? Some years ago, much was made of so-called 'family limited partnerships' and while they remain the right vehicle for some, they are appropriate only for those with at least £10 million to spare because of the financial regulations to which they are subject.

Celine Varmann Jørgensen

Implementation of new Customs Act

Intellectual Property - Norway
Bryn Aarflot AS

By 1 July 2021 a new Customs Act will be implemented in Norway, with simplified procedures relating to the destruction of consignments which contain counterfeit goods.

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.

Fabian Huber

COVID-19 pandemic: relief for vaccination damage provided by law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Vaccinations represent a ray of hope in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza

Practical approaches to protective remedies in Civil Aviation Law

Aviation - Peru
Kennedys Law LLP

In the context of political uncertainty in Peru, this article explains the remedies that the Civil Aviation Law provides to aircraft and engine owners and lessors to guarantee their property and creditors' rights.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

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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