International Law Office

Latest updates

Sung-Yeon Cho

Relaxing of Enforcement Rules of the Design Protection Act from September 2020

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

Continuing the trend of relaxed requirements for design applications, the Enforcement Rules of the Design Protection Act have been further eased in several aspects.

Bradley Kruger

CIMA releases updated Rule and Statement of Guidance – Cybersecurity for Regulated Entities

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has updated its Rule and Statement of Guidance – Cybersecurity for Regulated Entities following feedback received during a private sector consultation.

Sascha Dethof

Amazon versus marketplace merchants: FCO is investigating

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) is investigating whether Amazon influences pricing on the Amazon marketplace.

Harriet Evans

Quincecare duty bowls out HSBC

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court has held that banks may be liable for breaches of the Quincecare duty even where the customer's net assets have not been reduced by the breach.

Bruno Floriani

Surprise! Rescission notice can be served in a pleading

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Ontario's Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure) requires franchisors to provide adequate pre-contractual disclosure to potential franchisees, failing which a franchisee may be entitled to rescind its franchise agreement.

Ailsa Ritchie

Power to the people: recent guidance on Section 104 of Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

In a recent judicial review appeal, the Inner House considered the application of Section 104 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act, which deals with consultation in respect of disposing and changing the use of common good property.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan