International Law Office

Latest updates

Urszula Wojtyra

Amendments to USMCA remove 10-year data protection requirement for biologics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The United States, Mexico and Canada recently signed amendments to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Joel Stewart

PERM: employers, representatives and agents

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

Some employers have learned the hard way that the role of representatives and attorneys is clearly separated in the Programme Electronic Review Management (PERM) rule and that a violation of this rule may have serious consequences.

Raphael Mellerio

Intercompany financing: alternative financing method for franchisees?

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The overriding principle which governs credit transactions in France has been relaxed over time in order to allow for, among other things, intragroup financing.

Herman Steen

Supreme Court issues important decision on CTL in Renos case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Supreme Court recently clarified that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Jennie Cherry

Overview (January 2020)

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

US gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption amounts have been updated for tax year 2020.

David R Hamill

Section 301 tariff developments affect US importers

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Section 301 of the Trade Act authorises the president to take retaliatory action if it is determined that a trade act, policy or practice of a foreign government is unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens or restricts US commerce.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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