International Law Office

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Bernd Rajal

Energy communities – is a business licence required?

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria

Energy communities' electricity generation, supply and sale and offering and rendering of energy services raises the question of whether they fall within the scope of the Industrial Code 1994.

Daniel Maine

Trust company's £550,000 fine demonstrates importance of effective and consistent AML procedures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

The Royal Court recently imposed a hefty £550,000 fine on a firm for failing to ensure that, in practice, its anti-money laundering (AML) policies and procedures were being applied effectively and consistently.

Barbara Krystkowiak

Second-instance court nullifies acquittal due to incorrect interpretation of IP crime

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Madrid Court of Appeal recently nullified a first-instance trial court judgment which had acquitted the defendants of a criminal offence.

Marius Höfler

Compensation for working parents due to school and preschool closures during COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose many challenges on employers and employees, particularly working parents.

Lucy Baughan

When can deliberate concealment postpone limitation periods?

Litigation - United Kingdom

The Court of Appeal recently explored the meaning of 'deliberate concealment' and held that there need not be active steps of concealment for the start of a limitation period to be delayed under Section 32(1)(b) of the Limitation Act.

Shubhangi Pathak

74% FDI allowed in insurance sector: amendment to Insurance Act

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

For several years, stakeholders in the Indian insurance sector have wanted the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit for Indian insurers to be increased to 74% in parity with the FDI limit applicable to the private banking sector.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru