International Law Office

Latest updates

Daniel R Zuccherino

New trademark opposition system

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

Decree 27/2018 was recently issued with the aim of further reducing and simplifying the regulations of different regimes in order to improve commerce and industry.

Luke Tapp

Part-time working introduced – more than just a nice idea

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

Part-time and flexible working arrangements are a fundamental part of workforces in western jurisdictions and serve as a significant incentive that employers can use to recruit and retain their talented employees.

Matti Komonen

Parliament approves second stage of Transport Code

Shipping & Transport - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The Transport Code (formally the Act on Transport Services) is one of the government's key initiatives.

Mary Kay McCalla Martire

Oregon bars use of three-factor apportionment formula

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Oregon Supreme Court has rejected a business taxpayer's constitutional challenges to a 1993 Oregon statute that eliminated the right to utilise a three-factor apportionment formula in calculating Oregon income tax.

Alain Levy

Duration of shareholders' agreements in private M&A deals: perils of uncertainty

Corporate Finance/M&A - France

A recent Supreme Court decision has confirmed previous case law and explicitly recalled the importance that should be given to the drafting of provisions governing the duration of shareholders' agreements.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Proposed oil spill amendment bill will significantly affect oil and gas industry

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 recently underwent its second reading.



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