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Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

Marco Torsello

Case law on guarantees for defective goods in contracts of sale

Litigation - Italy
ARBLIT Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

The contract of sale has long been the most relevant legal instrument for the exchange of goods.

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.

Olaf Hartenstein

CMR carrier's liability for wrong delivery of goods

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Koblenz Higher Regional Court recently decided on a case of wrongful delivery.

Ludia Kwon

Reverse discrimination risks to consider in managing ESG aspirations

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) efforts are important but create unique risks for multinationals with US operations due to the risk of reverse discrimination litigation under US law.

Feng Zheng

How new Patent Law transforms patent litigation

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The fourth amendment to the Patent Law, which makes substantial changes to patent filing and enforcement, recently took effect.

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