International Law Office

Latest updates

Brian Simms

Supreme Court identifies its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust arbitration proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court recently clarified its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust-related arbitrations, ruling that it has no such jurisdiction to allow service outside an action's jurisdiction.

Marcel Meinhardt

Linked ETSs to benefit energy-intensive industries

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The CO2 Agreement between Switzerland and the European Union aims to link the Swiss and EU emissions trading systems (ETSs) to allow energy-intensive industries which currently participate in only the Swiss ETS to access the more dynamic EU emissions market.

Eva Škufca

Amendments to Competition Act on horizon

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology is contemplating significant amendments to Slovenia's antitrust and merger control proceedings and has prepared a draft amendment to the Prevention of Restriction of Competition Act.

Andreas Wildi

Federal Council intends to improve access to psychotherapy

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council intends to improve access to psychotherapy, especially for children and adolescents, as well as adults in crisis situations.

Megan Beal

Constructively dismissed? Maybe, but get back to work

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent decision reaffirms that employees must return to work following a constructive dismissal to mitigate the damages that they caused where doing so would not be embarrassing, humiliating or degrading.

Simon J Little

Private M&A on trial: interpreting private M&A sale and purchase provisions

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Two recent High Court of Justice decisions provide guidance on the interpretation of provisions customarily included in sale and purchase agreements for the acquisition of private companies or businesses.

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