International Law Office

Latest updates

Marcella Ballard

Approaching 420: cannabis trademark scene one year on from USPTO examination guidelines

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Products involving CBD and hemp seeds have been flooding the US market and businesses are seeking to protect their brands in connection with products in this emerging market, given the legalisation of various forms of marijuana in individual states.

Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Bernd Rajal

Sparking change: Renewable Energy Expansion Act published for evaluation

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The eagerly awaited draft Renewable Energy Expansion Act (EAG) was recently published for evaluation.

David Salkeld

Government steps up actions against forced labour as Congress considers further measures

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The government has recently stepped up its enforcement against forced labour.

Steven M Herman

COVID-19 update: executive order extending moratorium on commercial evictions until 1 January 2021

Real Estate - USA
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a new executive order extending the state-wide moratorium on commercial evictions.

Ajay Bhargava

Costs regime under Arbitration and Conciliation Act

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Arbitration evolved as an expeditious, cost-effective, simple and fair alternative to litigation.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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