International Law Office

Latest updates

Anthony Rosen

New UK regulatory regime on horizon to tackle digital platforms

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently completed its market study into online platforms and digital advertising, building on the recommendations of the Furman review.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

New national environment and natural resources policy

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources recently published the Environment and Natural Resources Sector Programme for 2020 to 2024, which is the nationwide policy on environment.

Chris Grieveson

Passage planning – fail to prepare, prepare to fail

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Court of Appeal recently endorsed a first-instance Admiralty Court decision that a failure to properly prepare a passage plan or properly mark up navigational charts to reflect navigational dangers may amount to a failure to exercise due diligence to make the vessel seaworthy, leading to an actionable fault defence for cargo interests who had refused to contribute to the general average..

Chantal Noël

Provisional patent applications can now be filed in France

Intellectual Property - France
GEVERS

Since 1 July 2020 it has been possible to file provisional patent applications in France.

Will Austin-Vautier

Testing times for data privacy

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Data privacy has been high on the 2020 agenda.

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.

OnDemand

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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