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).

Paula Gutiérrez

Important changes to Copyright Act

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In March 2019 the Copyright Act was amended to bring Spanish copyright law into line with that of the European Union.

Nateisha L Anderson-Bain

Extinguishment of purchasers' rights – importance of priority in unregistered land systems

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Bahamas has an unregistered land system that is based on the conveyancing laws of England and Wales issued before 1925.

Costas Stamatiou

New policy on registering vessels in Cyprus Register of Ships

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping recently updated its policy on the eligibility of ships to be registered under the Cyprus flag.

Joanne Huckle

Q&A on Cayman AML regime: service providers, delegation and risk-based approach

White Collar Crime - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority are well aware that it is imperative that the Cayman Islands is not only perceived to, but does in fact, play a central role in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

Natasa Polyviou

Response to EU Anti-tax Avoidance Directive

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The House of Representatives recently approved legislation implementing the EU Anti-tax Avoidance Directive in Cyprus with the aim of improving the resilience of the internal market against cross-border tax avoidance practices.

OnDemand

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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