International Law Office

Latest updates

Christopher Pease

Taking charge: Commercial Court delivers judgment on its jurisdiction to grant charging orders

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harneys

The Commercial Court recently confirmed that the BVI courts have jurisdiction to grant charging orders.

Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

Peggy Sharon

Courts underline passengers' duty to arrive at departure gate on time

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

Under the Aviation Services Law (Compensation and Assistance for Flight Cancellation or Change of Conditions), passengers who are denied boarding are entitled to compensation.

Jessica Moldaver

Proposed federal changes for training benefits, pay equity and more

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Budget 2019 proposes a number of employment-related changes focused on supporting and engaging the middle-class workforce.

Laura Shirreffs

The role of legislation in environmental protection and the Jersey legal framework

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey's environmental legislation covers areas including water pollution, nuisance, planning, wildlife and waste disposal.

Octavio Espejo

Change to IMPI's letters patent practice

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

In 2018 the rules for notifying the issuance of a patent, utility model or industrial design application were amended.

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