International Law Office

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Rayan Houdrouge

Paternity leave and its impact on companies

Employment & Immigration - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

According to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) statistics, Switzerland is one of the seven OECD member states which does not grant fathers paid leave.

Cline Glidden

Q&A: earning residency through business investment

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Cayman Islands has two residency by business investment programmes: the Certificate of Direct Investment and the Residency Certificate (Substantial Business Presence).

Bettina Thaulow Harto

Insurance event and periodisation of insurance cover – interpretation and revision of insurance contracts

Insurance - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

The Supreme Court recently confirmed several important starting points relevant to the periodisation of an insurance event for the assessment of cover.

Kay C Georgi

Human rights now part of US export licensing review for nearly all export licences

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently released a final rule revising its licensing policy for crime control and detection (CC) items, which is designed to promote respect for human rights throughout the world.

David Schwartz

Late PCT national phase entry in Canada as of right will soon come to an end

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Substantial amendments to the Patent Act and new Patent Rules came into force in October 2019.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

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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