International Law Office

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Victoria Rogers

Guidance on factors to be considered in assessment of worldwide freezing orders

Litigation - United Kingdom

Freezing orders are a valuable weapon in the arsenal of parties seeking enforcement in England and Wales.

Jonathan Addo

Avoiding evasion: court takes pragmatic approach to serving uncooperative defendants abroad

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

International litigation and asset recovery require the pursuit of defendants and their assets across borders; therefore, it is a routine aspect of BVI litigation for claimants to serve legal documents abroad.

Bernhard Lötscher

Proposed implementation of FATF and Global Forum transparency recommendations meets stiff opposition

White Collar Crime - Switzerland
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd

In one comprehensive bill, the Federal Council addressed the concerns of the Financial Action Task Force and the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes with regard to the transparency of legal entities.

Louis Botha

Procedure is everything: win for taxpayers and importance of right to just administrative action

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

In recent years, taxpayers have frequently been unsuccessful in their disputes with the South African Revenue Service, especially where the dispute has involved the interpretation or application of the substantive provisions of tax legislation.

Abigail Smith

Procedural decisions relating to Herceptin under amended PMNOC Regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Two recent decisions addressed procedure under the 2017 amendments to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Mark Diserio

More than 2 million Australians set for 3.5% wage increase – 2017-2018 Annual Wage Review

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Commission's Expert Panel recently issued its 2017-2018 Annual Wage Review decision.



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