International Law Office

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Hui Huang

Relationship between new Anti-unfair Competition Law and Paris Convention: trade names

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung

The legislature had been planning the recent amendments to the Anti-unfair Competition Law since China's accession to the World Trade Organisation.

Kay C Georgi

OFAC issues guidance regarding North Korea sanctions

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Most US and multinational corporations are quick to say "we don't do business with North Korea".

Masaki Konishi

Insider trading rule under Financial Instruments and Exchange Act

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The recent amendments to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act introduced the fair disclosure rule, preventing listed issuers from making selective disclosure of their material information in order to ensure market fairness and transparency.

Michalis Loizou

Clampdown on companies lacking substance

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Recent developments have underlined the need for businesses to have real substance in order to operate and benefit from tax residence in Cyprus.

Nicola Roberts

Cross-border insolvency and restructuring

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey

As a jurisdiction, Jersey is at the heart of cross-border insolvency and restructuring.

Matthieu de Varax

Liability for damages caused by bird strikes

Aviation - France
Odi-se Avocats

Bird strikes are not uncommon in civil aviation: every year there are approximately 5,000 to 6,000 incidents costing $1.2 billion worldwide.



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