International Law Office

Latest updates

Jeroen Van Hezewijk

New model BIT: negotiations to commence soon

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

In 2018 the government adopted its new model bilateral investment treaty (BIT).

Jamie-Lynn Kraft

Top 10 changes to Canada's trademark law

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

After five years of anticipation, sweeping changes to Canada's trademark law have finally come into force.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI penalises MRI machine manufacturer, but chair disagrees with market definition

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently imposed a penalty on Italian company Esaote SpA – a world leader in dedicated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – and its Indian subsidiary.

Abigail Smith

Court upholds issuance of NON-W letter and cancellation of reconsideration process for Apotex

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently affirmed the Federal Court's dismissal of Apotex's application for judicial review of a minister of health decision relating to its Apo-Omeprazole (omeprazole magnesium) delayed-release tablets.

Ahmed Murad

Passenger rights

Aviation - Maldives
Mazlan & Murad Law Associates

Since Maldivian law contains no compulsory terms and conditions for domestic air carriage, air carriers are free to determine the conditions of carriage.

Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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