International Law Office

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Ian Mann

This is not a wind up: BVI court approves restructuring provisional liquidation

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In a major development in BVI insolvency law and practice, the Commercial Court recently held that provisional liquidation is available to facilitate a restructuring.

Ignacio Garcia

Change of Supreme Court doctrine regarding limitation periods in employment actions

Employment & Benefits - Chile
Porzio Rios Garcia

The Supreme Court recently decided a variation on limitation periods for employment actions – the so-called 'content doctrine' – which stresses the nature of relief sought by plaintiffs.

Madeleine Thörn

Arbitral award challenge based on Achmea unsuccessful

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyra

The Svea Court of Appeal has largely upheld two arbitral awards which Poland had challenged on the ground that the arbitration provision in the investment treaty between Poland, Luxembourg and Belgium was incompatible with EU law according to Achmea.

Marco Penna

New banking regulation: temporary measures in event of hard Brexit

Banking - Italy
Legance Avvocati Associati

The Ministry of Economy and Finance recently published a press release announcing the measures which the Italian government, in close consultation with the regulatory authorities and following discussions with trade associations, intends to take in order to avoid a hard Brexit having a cliff-edge effect on financial activities.

Laura Pierallini

Mind your drone business – recent ENAC initiatives

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) was one of the first EU aviation authorities to develop national rules to regulate remote-piloted aircraft systems.

Shai Bakal

Major competition law reform comes into force

Competition & Antitrust - Israel
Tadmor Levy & Co

Parliament recently passed an amendment to the Economic Competition Law that represents its most significant overhaul since its enactment in 1988.

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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