International Law Office

Latest updates

David Schwartz

Late PCT national phase entry in Canada as of right will soon come to an end

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Substantial amendments to the Patent Act and new Patent Rules came into force in October 2019.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice rules on statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently issued a decision on the statute of limitations for bid-rigging agreements.

Cline Glidden

Q&A: earning residency through business investment

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Cayman Islands has two residency by business investment programmes: the Certificate of Direct Investment and the Residency Certificate (Substantial Business Presence).

Marcel Meinhardt

ElCom points to possible danger to security of supply

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The revision of the Electricity Supply Act is in full swing.

Rainer Herzig

Reimbursement for medicine not listed in Reimbursement Code?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Although Austrian social security provides for a legal entitlement to benefits in kind (ie, free administration of medicines listed in the Reimbursement Code, except for a small prescription fee), the Organisation of Austrian Social Security is reluctant to reimburse the cost of medicines not listed in the Reimbursement Code.

César Navarro

Q&A on new remote working regulations

Employment & Immigration - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

The health crisis triggered by COVID-19 has accelerated the already existing trend of facilitating and implementing remote working policies in Spain.

OnDemand

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan