International Law Office

Latest updates

Rainer Herzig

Cannabidiol in food and cosmetics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

While there are signs of greater liberalisation with respect to hemp use internationally, the Austrian government has resisted this trend.

Amanda Wait

Assistant attorney general suggests expanding scope of antitrust enforcement

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

The assistant attorney general recently suggested that antitrust enforcers should update their analytical framework to account for modern corporate structures, signalling the potential for antitrust violations when officers and directors serve multiple competing companies.

Valery Narezhniy

New law entitles Russian exporters of services to deduct VAT

International Trade - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Duma provides certain incentives to encourage businesses to operate in Russia.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau publishes final updated IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently published the final version of its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines (IPEGs).

Joel Stewart

BALCA approval of equivalency language is double-edged sword

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

The Board of Alien Labour Certification (BALCA) recently reversed a decision where a certifying officer had denied a Programme Electronic Review Management labour application because the employer had not specified the exact combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree that would be acceptable.

Saffron O'Gorman

EAT confirms that removal of outdated contractual entitlement following transfer was not void

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently upheld a decision that the removal of outdated contractual entitlements following a Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) transfer was not void, as the sole or principal reason was not the transfer or a reason connected with the transfer.



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