International Law Office

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Bernardine Adkins

Back to basics: international trade and supply of services

International Trade - International
Gowling WLG

Brexit has focused the public conscience on the importance – or otherwise – of free trade agreements (FTAs).

Charles Allen

Disclosure orders against banks' overseas branches

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In A1 v R1 a novel point appears to have arisen as to whether the High Court could grant Norwich Pharmacal relief in relation to the disclosure of documents and information concerning a bank account held not in Hong Kong but with the overseas branch of a Hong Kong bank.

Mark Chorazak

Getting smart: financial regulators seek input on AI

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Various federal agencies recently issued a request for information (RFI) which seeks insight into the financial industry's use of AI in the provision of financial services to customers and appropriate AI governance, risk management and controls.

Jean-Jacques Canonici

Role of patent data in innovation lifecycle: marketing and monetisation stages

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Patent-related data is a recognised source of information about technological innovation programmes and the patenting strategies of parties in a particular field.

Shubhangi Pathak

74% FDI allowed in insurance sector: amendment to Insurance Act

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

For several years, stakeholders in the Indian insurance sector have wanted the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit for Indian insurers to be increased to 74% in parity with the FDI limit applicable to the private banking sector.

Caroline von Nussbaum

Exceptional authorisations for rapid COVID-19 tests for laypeople

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Besides vaccination, one of the most important measures to counter the COVID-19 pandemic is to test people for the virus and order them to quarantine if necessary.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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