International Law Office

Latest updates

Geoffrey Conlin

Welcome changes to large-risks sector

Insurance - Brazil
CAL - Costa, Albino & Lasalvia Advogados

In a welcome move to distinguish large risks from 'seguros massificados' (ie, mass insurance), the Superintendence of Private Insurance has proposed changes to the regulation of large risks through the issuance of the Draft Resolution for Public Consultation 18/2020.

András Nagy

Investigation into TikTok – HCA takes on the tech world

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently initiated an investigation into TikTok, the popular social media platform.

Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Hitomi Iwase

Revisions to Copyright Act to tackle online pirating

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In the past decade, the Japanese manga and entertainment industries have been severely damaged by pirate sites which typically operate on servers located in jurisdictions lacking sufficient copyright protection.

Raulin Amy

Private equity – acquisition structures

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Complex tax, accounting and employment matters are among those which drive the choice of acquisition structure for private equity-funded transactions.

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.

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