International Law Office

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Luke Tapp

New DIFC Employment Law – everything you need to know

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

The new Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Employment Law has now been published and will come into force on 28 August 2019.

Samuel Yang

Cyberspace Administration of China issues rules on protection of children's personal information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently held a public consultation on the Provisions on the Cyber Protection of Personal Information of Children (Draft for Comment).

Tan Meiyen

Alternative dispute resolution in insolvency and restructuring proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

Singapore is positioning itself as a hub for insolvency and restructuring.

Michael Harowski

Supreme Court precludes punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has precluded the recovery of punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit panel holds that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review proceedings conducted before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the Patent and Trademark Office.

Magdalena Kotyrba

EU Medical Devices Regulation to apply from May 2020 – preparations underway

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The existing EU legislation regulating medical devices will be replaced by the Medical Devices Regulation.

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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