International Law Office

Latest updates

Mark Pantry

What lies beneath – ground risk and site conditions

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

Unforeseen site conditions cause delay and cost overruns for projects of all sizes.

Andrew Osborne

England introduces quarantine hotels and further post-arrival COVID-19 testing

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

From 15 February 2021, international arrivals to England must quarantine in a government-managed hotel if, within the 10 days before their arrival, they have been in or transited a country to which a travel ban applies.

Alison Vassallo

Court orders extension of effects of flag injunction to security deposited by debtor

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

A Section 37 injunction allows creditors, in circumstances which give rise to a maritime claim attracting the jurisdiction of the Maltese courts in rem, to obtain a court order which prohibits the vessel from being sold or entering any further mortgages until the merits of the case have been decided in the appropriate jurisdiction.

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.

Anthony V Lupo

Glue manufacturer caught in sticky situation: $1.2 million fine for false Made in USA product labels

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a $1.2 million fine against glue manufacturer Chemence, Inc for violating a 2016 consent order requiring the company to qualify its Made in USA claims in its promotional materials and on its product packaging.

Sandra Coelen

Netherlands confronted with €1.4 billion ICSID claim in first Dutch investor-state arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

A German electricity generation company recently filed a request for arbitration against the Netherlands at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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