International Law Office

Latest updates

Reto Luthiger

New licensing requirement for investment managers

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Financial Institutions Act came into force on 1 January 2020.

Beatrijs Gielen

Dawn raid's illegality does not automatically void subsequent request for information

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

The Market Court of the Brussels Court of Appeal recently ruled in a case involving a Belgian telecoms operator, which had been ongoing for more than a decade.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: compulsory liquidation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

A Cayman Islands company may be wound up either voluntarily according to its articles of association or compulsorily by the Grand Court.

Pelin Baysal

Constitutional Court rules on employers' review of employees' corporate emails

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Whether employers can review employees' corporate email accounts and rely on any findings collected during such an inspection in a potential termination is a controversial issue in terms of personal data protection and privacy.

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.

Samuel Yang

Method for evaluating security protection capabilities of critical information infrastructure

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

In August 2020 the National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee issued the Information Security Technology – Method for Evaluating the Security Protection Capabilities of Critical Information Infrastructure (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

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