International Law Office

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Halim Gebeili

Comparison of Iraqi and western contract law

Company & Commercial - Iraq
Newton Law Group

Contracts can be a valuable tool to help foreign businesspeople deal with issues in Iraqi law, such as the inability of foreigners to own real estate in Iraq and the inability of non-Arab foreigners to own interests in Iraqi companies.

John Jason

Government launches 2019 financial sector review

Banking - Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The Federal Department of Finance recently launched a review of the legislation governing banks, insurers and trust companies under federal jurisdiction by issuing an initial consultation paper.

Sung-Nam Kim

Comprehensive amendments to Trademark Act now in force

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

New amendments to the Trademark Act recently came into force.

Oliver Bell

Brexit: the fall-out

Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

Once the United Kingdom has left the European Union, the British Virgin Islands will cease to be one of the European Union's overseas countries and territories.

Sanaya F Vachha

Commission finds that similar logos not always anti-competitive

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently conducted an enquiry into a complaint of deceptive market practices relating to the use of similar logos by motorcycle companies.

Kosuke Inada

Government calls for disclosure of sales commission from life insurance products with market risks

Insurance - Japan
Chuo Sogo Law Office PC

In September 2015 the government published a policy encouraging financial institutions to act in good faith on behalf of customers and calling for financial institutions – such as banks selling investment trusts or savings insurance on behalf of insurers – to be more transparent in disclosing their sales commission.



Rise of the drones

Aviation / Canada, Nigeria, Switzerland, USA


Insolvency and licences

Insolvency & Restructuring / Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom


Climate change as a driver of change

Environment & Climate Change / Brazil, Sweden