International Law Office

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Jeremy Prain

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to resolve international disputes.

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.

Maya Ito

New breeze: floating offshore wind

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism recently designated an area off the coast of Goto City as the first zone dedicated to the promotion of offshore wind projects under the Act Promoting the Use of Marine Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Generation Facilities.

Marco Penna

Public consultation on techno-finance sandbox launched

Banking - Italy
Legance – Avvocati Associati

The Ministry of Economy and Finance recently launched a public consultation process on a draft decree setting out the rules for a fintech sector regulatory sandbox.

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Copyright protection and Fair Trade Act: handbag design issues

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In the ever-changing fashion industry, every signature handbag design represents the designer's endeavour and the brand's goodwill.

Rainer Herzig

Digital health: proposal to amend Health Telematics Act

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Ministry of Health recently provided Parliament with a draft amendment to the Health Telematics Act for public consultation.

OnDemand

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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