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THE ROAD TO CAPE TOWN WAS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS

THE ROAD TO CAPE TOWN WAS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS

Good intentions, including simplifying cross-border aircraft finance transactions, drove the development and implementation of the Cape Town Convention, the International Registry, and now, the Global Electronic Aircraft Trading System (GATS). One can only stand in awe of the herculean effort

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Cape Town Convention to be implemented in the Isle of Man

Cape Town Convention to be implemented in the Isle of Man

The Cape Town Convention will take effect in the Isle of Man in the New Year, marking the culmination of a three-year strategy to enhance safety and enable the island’s aircraft registry to flourish. From 1 January 2018, owners of

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Cape Town Convention to take effect in Bermuda in 2018

UNIDROIT have confirmed that the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the associated Aircraft Equipment Protocol – known as the Cape Town Convention – will enter into effect in Bermuda on 1 January 2018. The British Overseas territory has

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Cape Town Convention now law in Cayman Islands

Cape Town Convention now law in Cayman Islands

We are pleased to announce that The Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the associated Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to aircraft equipment (collectively, the “Cape Town Convention”) came into

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Sky’s the limit: Cape Town Convention extension to Cayman imminent

Sky’s the limit: Cape Town Convention extension to Cayman imminent

Louise Groom and Ellie Crespi-McCarthy, from Harneys, review the Cayman Island’s planned ratification of the Cape Town Convention Practitioners will be aware that the United Kingdom Government is set to ratify the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and

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How the UK signing the Cape Town Convention will affect business aviation

How the UK signing the Cape Town Convention will affect business aviation

The UK has started the process of formally ratifying the Cape Town Convention with the regulations now laid down before Parliament. Because the European Union has approved the Convention in 2009 it will become law without the need for voting.

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Implementing the Cape Town Convention in the UK

Implementing the Cape Town Convention in the UK

Mario Jacovides, partner and global head of structured finance at Allen & Overy LLP, looks at the UK’s recent ratification of the Cape Town Convention. Introduction The UK Government is set to ratify the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol

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San Marino Aircraft Registry ratifies Cape Town Convention

San Marino Aircraft Registry has ratified the Cape Town Convention. David Colindres, president of the San Marino Aircraft Registry, says: “This ratification is very important as it gives value added and confidence to banks and leasing companies.” ALSO READ: Why San

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Market analysis: The spread of The Cape Town Convention

Market analysis: The spread of The Cape Town Convention

The Cape Town Convention was held in 2001 and attended by 68 countries. Some 53 countries signed the treaty whilst at the conference. It has spread across the world – with adoption in the European Union the biggest the biggest

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Malawi ratifies Cape Town Convention

Malawi ratifies Cape Town Convention

Malawi has brought the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment into law which should protect the rights of aircraft financers in the country Malawi in south-east Africa has become the 52nd country to have ratified the Cape

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