International Law Office

Latest updates

Hao Zhan

Applicability of right of subrogation in Chinese reinsurance context

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

Insurance subrogation is an important legal mechanism which enables insurers to reduce their losses after insurance indemnities are paid.

Jürg Schneider

IT outsourcing by banks and insurers facilitated by revised regulations

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

On 1 January 2020 the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority implemented various revised rules primarily targeting small banks (the so-called 'small banks regime').

Charles Allen

Overseas intervener in Hong Kong

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In re Zadeh v Registrar of Companies, the Court of First Instance held that an application by an overseas company to intervene as a party in existing proceedings in Hong Kong did not expose it to a liability to provide security for costs and that, even if the court did have jurisdiction to order security for costs, it would not have ordered the intervener to do so.

Geir Ove Røberg

Contractual options for stranded assets

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Despite it being almost six years since the 2014 oil price crash, there appears to still be only limited appetite for new investments in the offshore space, with many offshore investors and other stakeholders appearing to be keeping their powder dry until more obvious signs of an upturn are visible on the horizon.

Colin Leckey

Tribunal finds that workers transfer under TUPE

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a surprise decision, with potentially wide-ranging ramifications, an employment tribunal has found that workers, as well as traditional employees, transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006.

Mark Biernacki

Effectively using experts in IP litigation: theory

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In IP litigation, expert testimony is common and important.

OnDemand

1

Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

2

Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

3

Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA