International Law Office

Latest updates

Alexander Vogel

FinSA/FinIA: proposed follow-up regulation by FINMA

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The new Financial Services Act and Financial Institutions Act came into force on 1 January 2020 together with the implementing ordinances.

Mikaël Maher

Religious freedom versus occupational health and safety

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A great societal debate is taking place following the Quebec National Assembly's recent adoption of the Act Respecting the Laicity of the State, which regulates the wearing of religious symbols at the government level.

Grzegorz Pobożniak

Downstream mergers under Polish company law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Code of Commercial Companies allows for mergers of both independent companies and related entities.

Jennie Cherry

Preparing US tax and information returns: Forms 3520 and 3520-A

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is ramping up compliance initiatives targeting failures to file US tax and information returns.

Matthew Tuchband

Maximum pressure squared: Trump turns up Iran sanctions amplifier

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently issued Executive Order 13902, which places additional large swaths of the Iranian economy – and those outside Iran which support it – in the crosshairs of US sanctions.

Stephan Erbe

Ship mortgages under Swiss law

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

Of the 359 vessels which were registered in 2018 (not including day-trip vessels), 153 were registered in Switzerland, making it one of the major hubs in European inland cruising.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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