International Law Office

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Andreas Wildi

Fertility preservation and dementia prevention covered by compulsory healthcare insurance

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

​The Federal Department of Home Affairs recently decided that measures to preserve the fertility of people suffering from cancer will now be covered by compulsory health insurance.

David M Lynn

SEC proposes changes to business, legal proceeding and risk factor disclosure requirements

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed amendments to the description of business, legal proceeding and risk factor disclosures that are required pursuant to Regulation S-K.

Russell Brimelow

UK employment rights in a no-deal Brexit

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

What might a no-deal Brexit mean for UK employment rights? What could employers do now to prepare? And what might the future hold in a no-deal scenario? Prime Minister Boris Johnson is clear that he would be prepared to leave the European Union without a deal if necessary and the current legislation commits the United Kingdom to leaving the European Union at 11:00pm on 31 October 2019.

Keiji Tonomura

New protection for Big Data under Unfair Competition Prevention Act

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Unfair Competition Prevention Act was recently amended to afford new legal protection to Big Data.

Geraldine Elliott

Pay heed to tiered dispute resolution clauses

Litigation - United Kingdom

The High Court recently upheld a tiered dispute resolution clause in accordance with established principles of contractual interpretation.

Pieter Lombard

Nedbank and IT entrepreneurs in developing patent saga

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Two IT entrepreneurs recently applied for an interdict to prevent an asset management company from using (ie, infringing) their invention.



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