International Law Office

Latest updates

Amie Frydenberg

Consultation: is a dismissal harsh, unjust or unreasonable without it?

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

Does an employee have to be consulted, in accordance with an applicable industrial instrument, about their impending termination? According to a recent decision by the Fair Work Commission, the answer is not necessarily.

Jonas Löfgren

Heavily discounted starter pack considered unethical grant to healthcare

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Committee for the Review of Pharmaceutical Information recently confirmed the strict approach to the marketing of medicinal products in relation to pricing.

Eleanor Wilson

Eli Lilly granted leave to add new cause of action for direct infringement absent allegation of direct infringement

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Eli Lilly was recently granted leave to amend its pleadings to introduce a new cause of action for the direct infringement of claims relating to a new use without including an allegation that the product had been directly infringed.

John Lane

New corporate group governance guidelines

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Certain large corporate groups in Japan have been criticised for having antiquated group governance structures that do not provide adequate protection against corporate malfeasance.

Maya Ito

New law aims to facilitate offshore renewable projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Although Japan has significant offshore renewable energy output potential, a number of issues – both systemic and technological – have hindered efforts to develop its offshore renewable market.

Tor Pöpke

Politics, environmental policies and permit decisions

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The legislature has decided that official decisions which could have a major impact on future environmental conduct should be made at the political level rather than through a judicial review.

OnDemand

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey