The Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol will take effect tomorrow, March 1, following ratification of the treaty by Malaysia, the eighth nation to do so. Countries that ratify the Cape Town Convention agree to abide by an international legal framework for enforcement of financial rights in mobile assets, such as aircraft. Concurrently, the electronic International Registry of Mobile Assets will "go live and be open for registrations," according to Aviareto, a joint venture of ...

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