International Law Office

Latest updates

Matthew C Morse

Update on implementation of H-1B registration rule for employers filing H-1B cap-subject petitions for FY 2021

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

In January 2019 the US Department of Homeland Security passed a rule that amended the regulations governing the H-1B cap-subject selection process.

Urszula Wojtyra

Update on biosimilars

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Since June 2018 a number of biosimilar developments have taken place in Canada.

Solomon Oshinubi

Ministerial consent for release of oil and gas workers: unwarranted interference in employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) recently issued guidelines in order to establish procedures for obtaining the consent of the minister of petroleum resources before releasing Nigerian workers in the oil and gas industry.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT/blockchain regulatory framework ready for parliamentary deliberations

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Council recently adopted a dispatch on the further improvement of the framework conditions for distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain.

Simon Blain

Use of nuptial agreements for international families and impact of Brexit

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Nuptial agreements are a crucial component of wider family wealth planning.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau concludes investigation into alleged restrictions of off-label use of vaccines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Competition Bureau has conducted a preliminary investigation into allegations that a vaccine manufacturer tried to contractually restrict a provincial public immunisation programme's off-label use of a vaccine product.

OnDemand

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey