International Law Office

Latest updates

Katie Lee

First CSPs issued and application fee increased

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently issued the first certificates of supplementary protection (CSPs) against three approvals.

Mary Strimel

DOJ continues intense focus on decree compliance

Competition & Antitrust - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US Department of Justice Antitrust Division has further intensified its compliance focus by announcing the creation of the Office of Decree Enforcement, which will have the sole goal of ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, Antitrust Division decrees.

Lowell D Yoder

Deductible payments to CFCs can result in exorbitant BEAT

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A minimum tax has been imposed on domestic corporations with substantial amounts of deductible payments made to related foreign persons, referred to as the 'base erosion and anti-abuse tax' (BEAT).

Vilma Toshie Kutomi

Immigration Law introduces new rules – what you need to know

Immigration - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

In November 2017 the new Immigration Law, which is regulated by Decree 9199/2017, came into force.

Matthew Kirtland

Enforcement regimes under New York and Washington Conventions – a tale of two cities

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

There are two principal treaties which govern the enforcement of international arbitral awards in foreign jurisdictions: the New York Convention and the Washington Convention.

Onur Ergönen

New electronic notification requirements introduced

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Acar & Ergonen Law Firm

The recent amendments introduced to the Notification Law have significantly broadened the scope of parties for which electronic notification is compulsory.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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