International Law Office

Latest updates

Teresa Polino

French fashion and retail goods face 25% duties starting January 2021

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Certain products from France, including leather handbags and certain beauty preparations and soaps, will soon become pricier.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Taiwan-Japan PPH MOTTAINAI becomes permanently effective

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2012 Taiwan and Japan signed a pilot prosecution highway (PPH) programme to better facilitate patent cooperation.

Esther Soetens

EU Posted Workers Directive: impact on employers posting workers to Belgium

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

The Act of 12 June 2020 implemented the EU Posted Workers Directive in Belgium by introducing, among other things, adjustments to the Act of 5 March 2002 Relating to Labour, Salary and Employment Conditions When Posting Workers to Belgium.

Jennifer Fox

Segregated portfolio companies

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

May 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company (SPC).

John Pearson

UK ETS – aviation emissions post-Brexit

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The government aims to implement a UK emissions trading system (UK ETS) in January 2021 following Brexit.

James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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