The future of the Cannes Boat Show - what next in the long running saga?

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Decision on protracted ownership battle delayed by procedural problems. Will this latest development adversely affect the running of this year’s show?

While preparations for the 2021 Cannes show, or to give it its correct name the Yachting Festival Cannes, are in full swing and with exhibitors anticipating strong sales the background legal dispute will have profound effect on the future of the event and significant financial consequences. In this comment piece IBI`s Nick Hopkinson, who has been attending and reporting on the show for the magazine since the exhibitions inception in 1977, gives his views on the case so far, the issues at stake, the legal procedures and the effects on the industry…

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