International Law Office

Latest updates

Daniel Bono

EU equivalence assessment of Swiss stock exchanges

Capital Markets - Switzerland
Niederer Kraft Frey

The Federal Department of Finance recently announced that it was activating the measures adopted by the Swiss Federal Council to protect the Swiss stock exchange infrastructure in anticipation of the expiration of the stock market equivalence granted by the European Commission.

Otto Waechter

Virtual currency regulation

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Austria has no domestic legislation that directly applies to virtual currencies, although operations using cryptocurrencies may fall under existing laws.

Brandon Heard

Supreme Court of Canada denies Apotex leave to appeal in two cases

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied Apotex leave to appeal in two recent cases.

Hao Zhan

Essential provisions in Chinese reinsurance contracts

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

During the past five years, the Chinese courts and arbitration institutions have handled major disputes relating to reinsurance contracts.

Laura L Gavioli PC

Is an increase in LB&I assertion of penalties on the horizon?

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration recently released a report indicating that changes may be in the works regarding the assertion of accuracy-related penalties in examinations handled by the Internal Revenue Service's large business and international division.

Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen

Readiness for global sulphur cap – BIMCO's new IMO 2020 clauses

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Most parties involved in the shipping industry will by now have a clear picture of the requirements under the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 global sulphur cap on marine fuels.

OnDemand

1

Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

2

Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

3

Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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