International Law Office

Latest updates

Joanne van Harmelen

Potential for lucrative cannabis industry in South Africa

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

There have been a number of key developments in South African life sciences law relating to cannabis in recent years, including amendments to the Medicines and Related Substances Act 1965, such that products which contain only cannabidiol – when intended for therapeutic purposes – can now be obtained from a pharmacist by prescription.

Marwa M Hassoun

First unilateral export control on AI software issued

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

After a more than one-year wait, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has imposed controls on its first 'emerging technology' – software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery.

Joanne Huckle

New registration requirements for unregulated investment funds

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government recently approved the Private Funds Bill 2020 and an amendment to the Mutual Funds Law (2020 Revision).

Sian Edmunds

Food and drink businesses: are you Brexit ready?

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

After more than three years of 'will we, won't we?' uncertainty, 31 January 2020 marked the day that the United Kingdom officially left the European Union; however, this is just the beginning of the real process of change.

Sergi Giménez Binder

Revised limits of liability under Montreal Convention

Aviation - International
Augusta Abogados

New limits of liability under the Montreal Convention 1999 recently came into force following the International Civil Aviation Organisation's review procedure under Article 24 of the convention.

Jonathan Crompton

Challenge to bank's suspension of account rejected

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court has rejected an application for summary judgment of a claim to release money frozen by a bank.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA