International Law Office

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John Lane

Whistleblowing certification regime launched

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Over the past decade, a number of significant regulatory and compliance issues have affected large multinationals based in Japan.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau publishes final updated IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently published the final version of its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines (IPEGs).

Carlos P Martins

Quebec court rules 'one passenger one ticket' policy applies in class action

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The Quebec Superior Court of Justice recently ruled against Air Canada in a class action brought by passengers with disabilities, their attendants and obese passengers who had been required to pay for additional seats on flights.

Jonathan Crompton

The gagging order and Norwich Pharmacal two step

Litigation - Hong Kong

The Norwich Pharmacal order is an important tool for combating fraud.

Till Spillmann

Non-public offerings in Switzerland – an endangered species?

Capital Markets - Switzerland
Niederer Kraft Frey

If everything goes according to plan, on 1 January 2020 Switzerland will have successfully overhauled its financial market legislation with the entry into force of the Financial Services Act and the Financial Institutions Act.

Mattea Pullicino

Employers should wait for criminal court decisions before terminating employment

Employment & Benefits - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Industrial Tribunal cases tend to be sensitive in nature as they essentially deal with a person's livelihood; however, when the Industrial Tribunal is faced with matters which have also been referred to the courts of criminal jurisdiction, such cases are even more complex.



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