International Law Office

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Alain Levy

Private M&A transactions: new decree on foreign investments enters into force

Corporate Finance/M&A - France

The rules and procedures for protecting the interests of French companies when it comes to foreign investments have been amended by Decree 2018/1057, which came into effect on 1 January 2019.

Jesper Windahl

Commercial manager not responsible for bunker oil pollution damage under bunker convention

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage introduced a strict liability regime for bunker oil pollution damage.

Samuel Yang

Amended personal information security specifications released for public comment

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

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently published the draft Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specifications for public comment.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Designations, trade names and the Civil and Commercial Code

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

The terms 'corporate name', 'trade name' and 'designation' are frequently used without distinction in commerce and business.

Amit Bechler

Foreign worker permits: frequently asked questions

Immigration - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Israeli and international organisations seeking to employ foreign workers in Israel in management positions or in positions that require special expertise or training must apply for a foreign expert work permit (B/1 permit) from the Population and Immigration Authority.

Joanne van Harmelen

National Biodiversity Economy Strategy: opportunities for innovation and investment

Environment & Climate Change - South Africa
Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc

In October 2018 the draft National Biodiversity Framework (NBF) was published for public comment.



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