International Law Office

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Sarah Wroe

Reserve Bank of New Zealand to review regulation of insurance industry

Insurance - New Zealand
Jones & Co

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is to review the operation of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 and the associated regulations.

Mungo Lowe

Black Swan: standalone injunctions in support of foreign proceedings

Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

BVI courts have jurisdiction to grant standalone injunctions (or Black Swan orders) in support of foreign proceedings.

Donna M Parisi

CFTC approves final rule to amend trade option exemption

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved a final rule that removes certain reporting and record-keeping requirements for trade option counterparties that are neither swap dealers nor major swap participants.

John Jason

The curious case of the FINTRAC penalty

Banking - Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The Financial Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) recently imposed its first-ever penalty on a bank.

Jakob Widner

Supreme Court on pink ribbons

Employment & Benefits - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz

The Supreme Court recently sought to set the standard for an employer's right to introduce or enforce a dress code.

Andrew L Frey

Court upholds $2 million punitive award against Chicago State University

Litigation - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

The due process review of a punitive damages award for excessiveness has a number of interconnected parts.



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