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John Lane

Underwriters' liability for false statements made in IPO

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In December 2020 the Supreme Court handed down a decision in relation to certain obligations of lead underwriters and bookrunners in an initial public offering (IPO).

William Leung

Court affirms need for unsatisfied tax claim to use tax gathering defence

Arbitration & ADR - Hong Kong
William KW Leung & Co

It is trite law that the Hong Kong courts will not enforce a foreign arbitral award if it amounts to indirect enforcement of foreign laws.

Carlos González Cortés

Assignment of patent rights

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

A patent assignment represents a total and permanent transfer of the patent from its owner (the 'assignor') to another party (the 'assignee').

Samuel Yang

Comments sought on specifications for personal information de-identification

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently issued the Information Security Technology – Gradation and Evaluation for the Effect of Personal Information De-identification (Draft for Comment).

Neetika Ahuja

MCA21 Version 3.0

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced in the Union Budget 2021 that the government would soon introduce a newer version of the MCA21 (MCA21 V3) in order to promote its ease of doing business initiative.

Marcel Meinhardt

Public contracting entities and distribution grid operators must publicly tender electricity purchases

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

In a formal recommendation, the Competition Commission has opined that Swiss public tender law applies to an electricity supply where a public contracting entity purchases electricity for its own internal consumption (eg, the supply of administrative buildings or public transport) and a distribution grid operator purchases electricity for further delivery to end customers.

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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