International Law Office

Latest updates

Robert Payne

Anti-money laundering rules: impact on art market

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The EU Fifth Anti-money Laundering Directive was enacted into UK law with effect from 10 January 2020.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Implementation of new regulatory framework regarding RES production licensing

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

In May 2020 Law 4685/2020 on the modernisation and simplification of, among other things, renewable energy source (RES) production licensing was enacted.

Andrew Osborne

Q&A on new immigration system

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers have lots of questions regarding the new immigration system that will apply in 2021, particularly with regard to the Skilled Worker visa, which will replace Tier 2 (General) from 1 January 2021.

Wu Xiaohui

Bolar exemption does not apply to offering to sell patented drugs

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The China National Intellectual Property Administration recently released details of 10 exemplary patent administrative enforcement cases from 2019.

Eduardo Nogueira Pinto

Exceptional rules for products to prevent spread of COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Portugal
PLMJ - Sociedade de Advogados

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has led to a significant increase in demand for medical devices (MDs) and personal protective equipment (PPE), masks for social use (textile articles) and other products destined to prevent the spread of the disease.

Samuel Beighton

Retailers and suppliers face enforcement risks regarding RPM

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

In June 2020 the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) made a number of announcements regarding certain investigations into resale price maintenance (RPM) within the UK musical instruments sector.

OnDemand

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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