International Law Office

Latest updates

Amy Nevins

Introduction of paid parental bereavement leave confirmed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has finalised the legislation to implement an entitlement to two weeks' paid bereavement leave for working parents who lose a child aged under 18.

Jeremy Prain

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

Shipping & Transport - South Africa
Bowmans

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to resolve international disputes.

Natasha Mohunlal

Conditional acceptance of trademark applications

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Trademark applications are examined by the Office of the Registrar of Trademarks approximately eight to 10 months after their date of application.

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

Riza Gümbüşoğlu

Supreme Court revokes its decision on service date of electronic notifications

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court recently examined the date on which an addressee had viewed an electronic notification.

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Banking - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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