International Law Office

Latest updates

Rachel B Cowen

Preparing for battle: how to build your litigation defences now

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The employment and business decisions made by employers under the spectre of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic are now being tested by opportunistic plaintiffs' lawyers.

Marco Manzone

Immunity of jurisdiction defence rejected in compensation claim

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Court of Genoa recently referred a jurisdictional immunity claim to the European Court of Justice for a preliminary ruling on whether it should decline to hear the case on the basis of said immunity exception or whether it must apply the EU Brussels Regulation.

Arthur Shay

Low-power radio frequency equipment further deregulated

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission (NCC) recently reviewed and updated its checklist for radio frequency equipment.

Bradley Kruger

New regulatory regime for virtual assets

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands recently introduced a new framework for regulating virtual asset businesses: the Virtual Assets (Service Providers) Law 2020.

Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Insurance premium tax: Federal Ministry of Finance issues guidelines on determination of policyholders

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Finance recently issued guidelines on the determination of policyholders who are persons of relevance for insurance premium tax (IPT) as their registered office in Germany might trigger IPT.

Nandini Khaitan

Patent illegality: Supreme Court travels a long road to tame a herd of unruly horses

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The patent illegality ground was formally introduced to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 by way of the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2015.



Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel


Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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