International Law Office

Latest updates

Antony Sassi

Further guidance on remote civil hearings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A second guidance note on the use of remote hearings in civil proceedings took effect on 15 June 2020.

Stephen O'Grady

COVID-19: a shield against winding-up petitions?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was recently laid before Parliament.

Carlos Trujillo

Competition authority introduces fast-track merger procedure

Competition & Antitrust - Ecuador
Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados

The Superintendency for Market Power Control (SCPM) recently published a resolution which established a fast-track merger control procedure and introduced the so-called 'failing firm' defence.

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.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Arbitration under special statutes with regard to contractual stipulations

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The freedom to contract principle forms the basis of the Contract Act, and a similar principle is also provided for in the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

Juliana Pizzolato Furtado Senna

ANP amends rule for maritime transport of oil exports

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

The National Petroleum Agency recently published a resolution regulating the bulk transportation of oil and its derivatives, natural gas and biofuels by water, including deep-sea navigation, cabotage and maritime, port and inland support.

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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