International Law Office

Latest updates

Guy Castegnaro

Law on secondment of employees enters into force

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Law of 15 December 2020 modifying the Labour Code in order to transpose the EU Posted Workers Directive recently entered into force.

Fabian Huber

Court does not consider fabric masks to be medical devices

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The Hamm Higher Regional Court recently found that fabric masks do not constitute medical devices, regardless of whether they are displayed alongside medical face masks or whether the public attributes to them a protective effect against COVID-19.

Neetika Ahuja

Key changes under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The central government recently notified the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act.

Rosario M Vignali

New York legislation regulating use of e-bicycles and e-scooters

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

As of November 2020, e-scooters are legal in New York City.

Ian Mirandah

Geographical indication protection capabilities strengthened by accession to Geneva act

Intellectual Property - Laos
Mirandah Asia

The government recently deposited with the director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications.

Alain Levy

Private M&A transactions: update on foreign investments

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

In the context of the worldwide economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, France has reinforced its protection of French companies from foreign investments by extending existing measures and slowing down or vetoing negotiations if deemed necessary.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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