International Law Office

Latest updates

Linda Hynes

Changes to family leave entitlements introduced

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The changes to parent's and adoptive leave announced in the Budget 2021 recently entered into force.

Carlos P Martins

Court certifies two passenger class actions against WestJet

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently certified two class actions against WestJet.

Chris Grieveson

Shipping disputes: jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Due to the inherent multi-jurisdictional nature of shipping disputes, the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments can be crucial.

Claudia Csáky

Refill products infringe trademark

Intellectual Property - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently held that selling refill products for a dispenser that is manufactured by another party without indicating that the refill product is not produced by the dispenser's manufacturer constitutes trademark infringement.

Daniel Maine

Trust company's £550,000 fine demonstrates importance of effective and consistent AML procedures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently imposed a hefty £550,000 fine on a firm for failing to ensure that, in practice, its anti-money laundering (AML) policies and procedures were being applied effectively and consistently.

Pawel Kulak

Gazprom appeals record €6.5 billion billing fine

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined Gazprom and five other firms engaged in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline a record €6.5 billion for concluding agreements without the authority's consent.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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