India is one of the fastest growing economies and aviation markets in the world and is now the third-largest domestic aviation market globally. According to the International Air Transport Association’s most recent findings, it is projected to overtake the United Kingdom as the world’s third-largest air passenger market by 2024.
In an article for Law360, Counsel Richard Williams discusses sustainability linked finance in aircraft finance and the impact it may have on lessors and financiers reaching net zero sooner.
The aviation industry is taking its responsibility to achieve net zero seriously through self-led strategies. In this article, we discuss sustainability linked finance in aircraft finance.
A major step towards increased judicial cooperation between the English and UAE courts22 September 2022
The enforcement of foreign court judgments in the UAE has always been notoriously difficult and uncertain. The recent directive issued by the UAE Ministry of Justice requiring the Dubai Courts to enforce English judgments is likely to increase collaboration between the English and UAE Courts.
‘As is, where is’: Redelivery under Cape Town – the judgment of the High Court of Australia23 March 2022
The obligations of an administrator to redeliver aircraft and engines have been determined by the Australian High Court in the first judgment to consider the interaction between the Cape Town Convention and local insolvency law: Wells Fargo Trust Company, National Association (As Owner Trustee) & Anor v VB Leaseco Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) & Ors  HCA 8.
Top 10 lessons from the Thai Airways and NOK Air rehabilitation proceedings for lessors and key takeaways for leasing to Thai operators in a post-COVID-19 market.
The Lawyer Awards recognise excellence in the UK legal profession and their annual ceremony is one of the key highlights of the legal year.
This article reviews the new Nasdaq listing rules relating to board diversity and disclosure that were approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 6, 2021.
On 10 June 2021, the German Parliament (Bundestag) adopted the Act on the Implementation of the Digitalisation Directive (Gesetz zur Umsetzung der Digitalisierungsrichtlinie, DiRUG) of the European Union, setting the framework for the online formation and registration of branches of new businesses in Germany.
WFW is delighted to announce the relocation of Partner Alan Polivnick from Bangkok to Sydney, where he joins Robert Williams, Sydney Office Head and Head of WFW’s Asia Pacific Hotels & Hospitality team.