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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.

Bernd Rajal

Electricity producers welcome in future energy communities

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

As long as experienced market participants, ideally with the appropriate financial strength, are prohibited from participating in an energy community, the question remains as to which entities will set up and operate energy communities.

Varun Sharma

Court rules on effect of compromise or compounding in predicate offence proceedings under PMLA

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Bombay High Court was recently posed with an issue regarding the fate of proceedings under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 in the event of compromise or compounding in a predicate offence.

Jan Clinck

Can Belgian companies use EU vaccine certificates?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Commission is setting up a vaccine passport system (the so-called 'Digital Green Certificate') to enable European citizens to travel easily and safely within the European Union in Summer 2021.

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.

Aron C Beezley

LPTA procurements greatly restricted under new FAR rule

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council recently issued its long-awaited final rule limiting the ability of civilian agencies to use the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) procurement method.

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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