International Law Office

Latest updates

Andrew Osborne

Right-to-work checks for EEA nationals during first half of 2021

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has confirmed that there will be no change to the right-to-work (RTW) check procedure for EEA nationals who start work in the United Kingdom between 1 January 2021 and 30 June 2021 (the post-transition grace period).

Nick Rogers

Snapshot: private fund registration – what have we learnt?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

For the best part of 20 years, private equity sponsors and their global advisers have been attracted by the Cayman Islands' neutrality, efficiency, quality and flexibility – but also by its predictability.

Linda J Zirkelbach

Should you grant free licences to intellectual property in response to the COVID-19 emergency?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Companies, and their lawyers, go to great lengths to protect their intellectual property, as they should.

Adam D Bowser

FCC's new foreign ownership review rules set to take effect

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

For the first time, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will have formal rules governing the process for Team Telecom review of licence applications involving foreign ownership.

Rebecca Wong

Phase 3 of court guidance for remote hearings for civil business

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A third guidance note on the use of remote hearings for civil proceedings took effect on 2 January 2021.

Markus Laurantzon

Beefing up emission and fuel standards in the Arctic

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

The 75th session of the International Maritime Organisation Marine Environment Protection Committee recently approved a ban on the use and carriage of so-called 'heavy fuel oil' in the Arctic.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru