International Law Office

Latest updates

Gavin Ferguson

Family matters: why the world's wealthiest are setting up family offices in Guernsey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Wealth is increasing exponentially among some of the world's richest families to the extent that, for many of these families, it makes commercial sense to set up their own bespoke family office to look after their key operations – and they are increasingly looking to Guernsey as the place to do it.

Peggy Sharon

Lightning damage to aircraft on incoming flights – Aviation Services Law special circumstances

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In most cases, flights are operated by aircraft that arrive at an airport from a previous flight.

Steven Garland

Supreme Court rules on Crown copyright

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Supreme Court recently issued a highly anticipated decision in which it found that Ontario holds the copyright in plans of survey published by the third-party operator of the province's electronic land registry system.

Patricia Yeung

Hong Kong protests: employment issues

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

Since June 2019, Hong Kong has faced ongoing protest action.

Gordon Drakes

Good faith and relational contracts

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

In two recent cases, the English courts considered whether the duty of good faith should be implied into commercial contracts.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA fines broker-dealer for unsuitable sale of complex securities

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority recently censured and fined a Florida-based broker-dealer, including for failing to reasonably supervise sales of complex securities such as structured products and leveraged, inverse and inverse-leveraged exchange-traded funds.

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