International Law Office

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Becky Critchley

FCA confirms dates for cessation of LIBOR benchmarks

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The Financial Conduct Authority has formally announced the dates for the cessation of all London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark settings currently published by the Intercontinental Exchange Benchmark Administration.

Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Court rules on policyholder's claim against insurer for information on stored personal data

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Cologne Higher Regional Court issued a decision on the scope of the right to information under the EU General Data Protection Regulation that has enormous implications for insurers that collect or process personal data.

Marie Berard

Compliance with preconditions to arbitration a matter of admissibility, not jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently confirmed that alleged non-compliance with the provisions of a multi-tiered dispute resolution clause is exclusively a matter of admissibility for the arbitral tribunal and cannot lead to a successful jurisdictional challenge under Section 67 of the Arbitration Act.

Nicolas Contis

Court of Cassation issues reminder on time limit in legal actions which have same purpose

Litigation - France

The Court of Cassation has issued a reminder that an action on the merits benefits from the interrupting effect of the prescription period for a request for summary proceedings to release escrow documents collected by a bailiff, insofar as such action is effectively included in the latter.

Mark Brennan

Unanimous Supreme Court rejects expansive interpretation of TCPA autodialer definition

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Uncertainty over the definition of an 'automatic telephone dialling system' under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act has fuelled a steady flow of litigation for over a decade.

Jean-Sébastien Dupont

Do you actually own the intellectual property generated by your employees?

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Employees are the source of some of their employer's most valuable intangible assets – namely, IP assets.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru