International Law Office

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Barbara Wilbrink

Burden of proof remains with shipowner in proving terminal operator liability

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

The loading and unloading of cargo from ships is a key element in the transport chain.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects jurisdictional challenge to investment treaty arbitration award

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

In a rare consideration of an investment treaty award, the High Court broadly interpreted the meaning of 'investor' and 'investment' in the bilateral investment treaty between the governments of South Korea and Iran.

Declan Groarke

Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme introduced

Employment & Benefits - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government has introduced the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme to incentivise employers to retain employees on the payroll where possible (replacing the emergency COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme).

Katie Lee

Federal Court of Appeal remands Remicade new use patent decision on anticipation and obviousness

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In 2018 the Federal Court found that Kennedy's new use patent for infliximab (Janssen's Remicade) was valid and had been infringed by Hospira's biosimilar Inflectra.

Helen Ruelle

Five steps to avoid insider fraud

White Collar Crime - Jersey
Ogier

Insider fraud is a problem that persists at all levels of society, irrespective of whether the entity has commercial or altruistic motives.

Maya Ito

Cabinet approves Renewable Energy Act amendment bill

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Cabinet recently approved the Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom