International Law Office

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Stuart Davis

United Kingdom to regulate buy-now-pay-later market

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The government has announced that interest-free buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) credit agreements will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Marco Manzone

Exercise of maritime liens on cargo to secure credits for freight and demurrages

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Civitavecchia Tribunal recently considered a vessel owner's application to exercise a maritime lien on a quantity of coal carried on board the vessel to secure its freight balance, demurrages and expenses towards the charterer after the charterer applied to open insolvency proceedings.

Heather Corben

Directors' role in ensuring that overseas companies are and remain non-UK resident for tax purposes

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Directors of non-UK-incorporated, non-UK tax resident companies which have some connection with the United Kingdom have an important role in ensuring that the company in question does not become UK tax resident.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Regulating RES storage

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Ministry of Environment and Energy recently issued a decision on the formation of a working group which will prepare a proposal for the ministry on adopting the legal framework for the development and participation of electricity storage units in the electricity markets and the capacity mechanism.

Annamaria Pedroni

Italy ratifies International Labour Organisation Violence and Harassment Convention

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

Italy has ratified the International Labour Organisation Violence and Harassment Convention, which will have a significant impact on employment law.

Jared Stringham

Novartis prevails against motion for judgment on pleadings in Entresto patent litigation

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Chief Judge Stark of the US District Court for the District of Delaware recently ruled in favour of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation against the generic defendants Torrent Pharma Inc and Torrent Pharmaceuticals.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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