International Law Office

Latest updates

Michael Burd

Employment law review 2016/2017

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

A number of changes to employment law have taken place in the past year, including with regard to modern slavery, employment tribunals and the calculation of holiday pay.

Thomas Sonnenberg

Decision on requirements of abuse of trust pursuant to Criminal Code

White Collar Crime - Germany
CMS Hasche Sigle

The Federal Criminal Court recently set out the requirements for an abuse of trust pursuant to the Criminal Code by members of a management board of a stock corporation.

Andreas Fankhauser

Does Sturgeon ruling apply in Switzerland?

Aviation - Switzerland
Baumgartner Mächler

The Bulach District Court recently held that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) Sturgeon decision does not apply in Switzerland.

Matthew Kirtland

Call for clearer guidance over conflict of privilege rules

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Where parties in international arbitration come from different legal jurisdictions, disputes over what is privileged can be complicated by disagreement over which jurisdiction's rules of privilege apply.

Andrew Mandlsohn

CADTH proposes process for assessment of companion diagnostics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health recently invited stakeholders to provide feedback on its proposed process for the assessment of companion diagnostics, which is integrated through the Common Drug Review and Pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review programmes..

Carlos Cerdá

Maritime privileged credits under Insolvency Act

Shipping & Transport - Spain
San Simón & Duch

The Insolvency Act is based on the principle of universality with regard to assets and liabilities.



Diversity in the workplace

Employment & Benefits / Brazil, Chile, Cyprus, Hungary, Luxembourg, Norway, Peru, Switzerland


Rise of the drones

Aviation / Canada, Nigeria, Switzerland, USA


Insolvency and licences

Insolvency & Restructuring / Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom