International Law Office

Latest updates

Sunny Mann

Further updates to UK sanctions against Belarus

International Trade - United Kingdom
Baker McKenzie

The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation has further expanded the reach of sanctions in respect of Belarus to cover an additional 40 individuals.

Marie Berard

Supreme Court clarifies principles for determining law of arbitration agreement

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The Supreme Court has clarified definitively the principles for ascertaining the law governing an arbitration agreement.

Patricia Yeung

More funding for Employment Support Scheme

Employment & Immigration - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme to provide a wage subsidy to eligible employers for six months in exchange for them refraining from making any redundancies during the subsidy period and using the subsidy to pay employees' wages.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court demonstrates its ability to assist in administration of foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent decision, the Royal Court considered – for the first time – whether it can exercise a foreign statutory power on the application of a trustee of a foreign trust.

Stephan Erbe

Federal Administrative Court calls off Federal Consumer Price Surveyor

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

In Spring 2018 the Federal Customs Administration ordered two Swiss forwarders to apply the simplified customs declaration procedure for certain imports.

Marcel Meinhardt

ElCom points to possible danger to security of supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The revision of the Electricity Supply Act is in full swing.

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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