International Law Office

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Cesare Galli

Italy ready to implement EU Directive on Trade Secrets

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

The government recently submitted to Parliament the text of a draft legislative decree to implement the EU Directive on Trade Secrets.

Rhidian David

Supreme Court reaffirms Dailly assignments

Company & Commercial - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

The Commercial Division of the Supreme Court has clarified how an assignment of business receivables, known as a 'Dailly assignment', operates.

Angelos Paphitis

Taxation of Cyprus international trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus international trusts, which are subject to the International Trusts (Amendment) Law 1992, provide a significant number of tax advantages and can be used as part of an international tax planning strategy.

Miriam H Wugmeister

SEC publishes new guidance on cybersecurity disclosures and compliance practice

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

In an unusual step that appears to indicate renewed, if not intensified, scrutiny of public companies' cybersecurity practices by the Securities and Exchange Commission, its five commissioners have unanimously issued guidance covering a range of cybersecurity topics, including disclosure obligations, board oversight and risk management controls.

Costas Stamatiou

Certificates of competency under International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

​The Department of Merchant Shipping recently issued an updated list of countries whose certificates of competency are recognised by Cyprus under the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, as amended.

Klaus Majamäki

Differing tax issues between bankruptcy estate and creditors

Insolvency & Restructuring - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The tax issues of a bankruptcy estate and the creditors differ depending on whether the bankruptcy estate continues the previous business of the debtor company.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey