International Law Office

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Markus Laurantzon

Beefing up emission and fuel standards in the Arctic

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

The 75th session of the International Maritime Organisation Marine Environment Protection Committee recently approved a ban on the use and carriage of so-called 'heavy fuel oil' in the Arctic.

Ajay Bhargava

Conundrum of accord and satisfaction when appointing arbitral tribunals

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

There are several ways in which parties can discharge their contractual obligations – for example, the doctrine of accord and satisfaction.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Patent examination pilot programme for start-ups takes effect

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently announced a patent examination pilot programme for start-ups, effective 1 January 2021.

Sergi Giménez Binder

The new normal? COVID-19 legislation: subsidies, consumer protection and air transport

Aviation - Spain
Augusta Abogados

Since the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020, governments worldwide have made significant efforts to cope with this unforeseen situation and control the spread of the virus.

David Hanke

Trump and Congress pave way for potential delisting of publicly traded Chinese companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently signed into law the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, which aims to increase oversight of Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges and force the delisting of those that refuse to comply with US audit inspection requirements.

Síobhra Rush

Who is considered an 'essential worker' under the latest Level 5 public health restrictions?

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

Under the latest Level 5 restrictions, employees in Ireland must work from home unless they are classified as essential workers and their work cannot be done at home.

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