International Law Office

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Andrew Osborne

Immigration Rules confirmed for Hong Kong British National (Overseas) citizens

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

From 31 January 2021 two new immigration routes will be introduced for British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) citizens and their adult children who were born on or after 1 July 1997.

Gan Khong Aik

Derivative proceedings: leave of court is substantive legal requirement

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that Sections 347(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016, which require leave of court to be obtained before any action may be initiated on behalf of a company and any such action to be brought in the name of the company, are substantive law and not merely procedural.

Bernardo Freitas

Equity crowdfunding: alternative method of fundraising during COVID-19 pandemic

Banking & Financial Services - Brazil
Freitas Ferraz Advogados

Equity crowdfunding is a form of online fundraising conducted via an electronic platform for participatory investment which can help to boost business.

Bernardine Adkins

Global Britain? Rules, Britannia: Britannia screens the investment waves

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The government recently published the National Security & Investment Bill.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

High court settles dispute regarding confiscated diesel following ship arrest

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

A recent high court decision concerned an application with regard to the vessel MT Abbas, which had been arrested under the Merchant Shipping Ordinance.

Carlos P Martins

Should expert reports on Montreal Convention be allowed in challenge to APPRs?

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPRs) came into effect in two stages in July 2019 and December 2019.

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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