International Law Office

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Andrew Osborne

ICIBI calls for evidence on UKVI's commercial partners' performance

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers and other stakeholders have until 1 October 2020 to provide the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI) with views on how well the commercial partners of UK Visas and Immigration are performing, for applications made both in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Jürg Schneider

Telecoms surveillance legislation: Federal Administrative Court rules instant messaging app not a telecoms service

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) recently issued a ruling concerning the status of instant messaging app Threema from a telecoms surveillance legislation perspective.

C Mark Baker

Climate change and sustainability: lessons learned from COVID-19 and resolving disputes by arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

Prior to COVID-19, few people would have found an obvious practical connection between a pandemic and climate change.

Johnson Li

Landmark judicial interpretation promulgated in patent administrative cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently promulgated the Provisions on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Laws in Adjudicating Administrative Cases Involving Granting and Affirmation of Patent Rights, which is the first judicial interpretation concerning the trial of patent administrative cases.

Altair Richards

Is the 2020 Cannabis Bill a flower among weeds or a weed among flowers?

Product Regulation & Liability - South Africa
ENSafrica

The 2020 Cannabis Bill outlines the regulations under which adults may legally cultivate, possess and use cannabis for private use and recreational purposes.

Alexander Vogel

499 + 1 = 500? Practical approach on new 500-investor threshold exemption

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In January 2020 the Financial Services Act and the Financial Services Ordinance entered into force and established comprehensive rules relating to prospectuses offering securities and the admission of securities to trading, which will apply to all types of financial instrument.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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