International Law Office

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Katie Lee

Supreme Court denies leave regarding natural health product licence

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court recently dismissed The Winning Combination's leave to appeal.

Bernhard Lötscher

Proposed implementation of FATF and Global Forum transparency recommendations meets stiff opposition

White Collar Crime - Switzerland
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd

In one comprehensive bill, the Federal Council addressed the concerns of the Financial Action Task Force and the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes with regard to the transparency of legal entities.

Paul England

Bolar and the experimental use exemptions in the United Kingdom

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The exemptions to patent infringement applicable in the United Kingdom to life sciences products are often a source of confusion.

Victoria Rogers

Guidance on factors to be considered in assessment of worldwide freezing orders

Litigation - United Kingdom

Freezing orders are a valuable weapon in the arsenal of parties seeking enforcement in England and Wales.

Ignacio Garcia

Employment liability cannot be avoided by hiring staff through affiliates or related entities

Employment & Benefits - Chile
Porzio Rios Garcia

When structuring their businesses, companies must keep in mind that employment liability cannot be avoided by hiring personnel through their company affiliates or related entities.

Huayan Liao

New measures enhance development of distributed wind power projects

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The National Energy Administration recently issued the Interim Administrative Measures for the Development and Construction of Distributed Wind Power Projects, which aim to simplify the existing approval and development process for wind power projects.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey